French: Tyran à triple bandeau German: Olivbrust-Maskentyrann Spanish: Bienteveo trilistado
Subspecies and Distribution
C. t. berlepschi
E. Snethlage, 1914 – Northern Three-striped Flycatcher – Venezuela (S Bolívar), extreme NE Ecuador (E Sucumbíos, E Orellana), N Brazil (both banks of Amazon E to Óbidos and Santarém), E Peru (Loreto, Ucayali, Madre de Dios) and NC Bolivia (Cochabamba).
C. t. trivirgatus
(Wied, 1831) – Southern Three-striped Flycatcher – SE Brazil (SE Bahia S to Paraná and N Santa Catarina), E Paraguay (E from Paraguarí) and NE Argentina (Misiones, NE Corrientes).
13·5–14·5 cm. Smallest member of genus. Nominate race has crown and side of head dusky brown, crown completely encircled by long white supercilia from base of bill (not... read more
Most common call an abrasive and jarring “jew” or “jeeuw”, swiftly and frantically repeated; in SE... read more
Canopy and borders of humid forest and várzea; mostly below 300 m, but observed at 950 m... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Most often seen in pairs or small groups; regularly associates with mixed-species flocks, but appears to spend equal time in... read more
Pair in Argentina in Nov taking leaves to old woodpecker (Picidae) hole 6 m up in broken branch; may compete for suitable cavities with... read more
Details unknown; wanders to some degree, but probably resident in most areas.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rare to locally uncommon. Occurs in Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, in Peru, Madidi National Park and Pilón Lajas Biosphere Reserve, in Bolivia,... read more
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