French: Tyranneau de Zeledon German: Weißstirn-Kleintyrann Spanish: Mosquerito de Zeledón
Pogonotriccus (?) zeledoni
Dota, Costa Rica
Subspecies and Distribution
P. z. zeledoni
(Lawrence, 1869) – Zeledon's Tyrannulet – Costa Rica and W Panama (Chiriquí).
P. z. wetmorei
(Aveledo & Pons, 1953) – Santa Marta Mts#R and Sierra de Perijá, on Colombia–Venezuela border.
P. z. viridiceps
(J. T. Zimmer & Phelps, Sr, 1944) – mountains of N Venezuela (Carabobo to Miranda).
P. z. bunites
(Wetmore & Phelps, Jr, 1956) – Chimantá-tepui, in SE Bolívar (E Venezuela).
P. z. leucogonys
(P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1871) – White-fronted Tyrannulet – E Andes from Colombia S to SE Peru (NW Puno).
10·7–11·5 cm; 9·8–10·8 g. Crown and hindneck slate-coloured, upperparts olive-green, two wingbars, white forehead, dull white throat, olive breast and sides, and yellow... read more
In Peru, song is reported to be a high, squeaky “wseeu”, sometimes given in rapid series. Elsewhere... read more
Humid tropical and upper tropical evergreen forest, sometimes venturing to edges and older second... read more
Food and feeding
No known differences from P. burmeisteri, but very poorly studied. In Venezuela, joins mixed-species flocks containing other... read more
Few data. Nestbuilding in early Aug in Panama, a cup-shaped structure 12 m above ground on a horizontal canopy branch of a live tree,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Very uncommon to rare, and local, in Venezuela, Colombia and Peru; uncommon to locally common elsewhere; perhaps often overlooked.... read more
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