French: Doradite à ailes pointues German: Andensumpftyrann Spanish: Doradito oliváceo
P. L. Sclater and Salvin
“Peruvia alta”, Bogotá trade skin, Colombia
Very locally in Andes from Colombia (C range) S to NW Argentina (La Rioja, mountains of Córdoba and recently found in extreme NE Buenos Aires#R); also lowlands in WC Paraguay; non-breeding visitor to SE Peru, NE & E Bolivia, Paraguay and N Argentina.
11 cm; 7–10 g. Male is uniformly bright olive-green above, with elongated crown feathers forming short, shaggy crest; wings olive-brown, feathers lightly edged with... read more
A series of buzzy, irregularly produced introductory notes followed by short nasal snort, “... read more
Reedbeds, marshes, moist sedge (Cyperaceae) pastures, and brush near water on hills and mountains... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Forages singly or in family groups, usually remaining low and quiet under cover, occasionally perching atop grassy vegetation.... read more
Dec–Apr in Bolivian highlands. Wing “whirr” during brief flight display, most likely produced by incised primaries. Deep... read more
Many populations appear to be migratory, with records of presumed migrants N to S Amazonian Brazil... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Rare in N part of range, Red-listed in Colombia (“Vulnerable”) and Ecuador (“Near Threatened”); fairly common... read more
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