French: Tyranneau minute German: Weißzügel-Kleintyrann Spanish: Mosquerito moteado
E & SE Colombia, S & SE Venezuela and the Guianas S to E Ecuador, E Peru, N Bolivia and N, W & C Brazil (Amazonia E to E Pará and NW Maranhão); also, apparently isolated coastal population in E Brazil (Paraíba S to Rio de Janeiro).
8 cm; 6–8 g. Has grey to dark grey crown, white lores and broken eyering (meeting over bill to form narrow “spectacle”); upperparts greyish-olive; wings... read more
Persistent, piercing series of 4–7 clear piping notes, “peee, dee-dee-deet”,... read more
Humid tropical and upper tropical evergreen forest, gallery forest, swamp-forest, várzea... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods. Forages singly or in pairs; occasionally joins mixed-species flocks. Actively flits from perch to perch in dense foliage,... read more
Birds with enlarged gonads, also juveniles seen, in Dec in Peru. Single white egg with brown markings, said to be of this species, measured... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally fairly common; probably often overlooked. Occurs in many national parks and other protected areas throughout its large range,... read more
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