French: Tyranneau suiriri German: Grauscheitel-Olivtyrann Spanish: Fiofío suirirí
Puerto Pinasco, Paraguay
Subspecies and Distribution
S. s. burmeisteri
Kirwan et al., 2014 – Suriname, N, E & S Brazil (Amapá, W Pará, S Amazonas and from Maranhão, Piauí and W Bahia S to most of Mato Grosso do Sul and São Paulo), N Bolivia (Beni) and NE Paraguay.
S. s. bahiae
(Berlepsch, 1893) – NE Brazil (Paraíba, Pernambuco, NE Bahia).
S. s. suiriri
(Vieillot, 1818) – E & S Bolivia, Paraguay, N & E Argentina (S to Río Negro), adjacent S Brazil and Uruguay.
15·5–16 cm; 11·5–16 g (nominate), 18·5–21 g (burmeisteri). Nominate race is mostly grey on crown and back, small white... read more
Paired male and female of race burmeisteri give different songs in simultaneous duets,... read more
Chaco and open woodland; to 3000 m all year in Bolivian Andes. Race burmeisteri restricted... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods; also small fruits, e.g. of Curatella americana. Perch-gleans items directly from leaf and branch surfaces, hover-... read more
Oct–Dec in Argentina. Cup-nest constructed of wool, spiderwebs and lichen, external diameter 7 cm, internal diameter 4 cm, height 4... read more
Some post-breeding movement to lowland areas in E Bolivia. Nominate race recorded during Aug in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to fairly common. Occurs in numerous protected areas, including: Sipaliwini Savanna Nature Reserve, in Surinam; Noel Kempff Mercado National... read more
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