French: Pitajo de Tumbes German: Gelbstirntyrann Spanish: Pitajo de Tumbes
NW Peru from Tumbes S to La Libertad; recently discovered in extreme SW Ecuador#R.
13·5 cm. Crown, lores and ear-coverts are dark grey; bold yellow frontal band and supercilium becoming paler and more whitish towards nape; generally grey or greyish-olive... read more
Call a mournful soft, somewhat musical, descending trill, “pitt-tit-tit-ttrrr” or “pttt-tiit-tiit-... read more
Arid woodlands, frequently near acacia (Acacia) and mesquite (Prosopis) groves;... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Frequently found in pairs. Fairly confiding. Perches at middle level, usually fairly erect, occasionally more horizontally;... read more
Resident; occasional records at higher altitudes suggest possibly some seasonal elevational... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Tumbesian Region EBA. Uncommon; uncommon to fairly common in El Angolo... read more
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