French: Doradite babillarde German: Braunrücken-Sumpftyrann Spanish: Doradito común
d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye
N & E Argentina (S to Buenos Aires), Uruguay and SE Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul); in non-breeding season N to Paraguay, where perhaps also breeds#R.
11–11·7 cm; 7–8 g (report of 24 g surely erroneous). Male is dull olive-brown above, crown rufescent, lores and cheeks dusky; wings like back, wing-coverts and flight-... read more
A series of gentle and somewhat disjointed-sounding, high-pitched, staccato and squeaky notes,... read more
Reedbeds, freshwater marshes, sawgrass (Cortaderia, e.g. C. selloana) marshes,... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, but no specific information. Forages alone or in pairs or family groups, mostly deep inside marsh vegetation; shy and... read more
Season Sept–Jan. Nest a loosely woven cup of fine straw or rush fibres attached to vertical marsh vegetation. Clutch 2–4 creamy... read more
Populations breeding in extreme S of range migrate N in austral winter, with, for example, birds... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Generally uncommon to locally fairly common, and known from several protected areas, including national parks and nature reserves. In... read more
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