French: Paruline à paupières blanches German: Olivflanken-Waldsänger Spanish: Reinita silbona
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Subspecies and Distribution
M. l. leucoblephara
(Vieillot, 1817) – SE Brazil (S from S Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro), S Paraguay and NE Argentina (S to N Buenos Aires).
M. l. lemurum
(Olson, 1975) – Uruguay.
14·5 cm; 14–21 g. Like most others in “Phaeothlypis group”, constantly spreads and raises tail, lowering it slowly, and frequently moves it... read more
Song a series of descending musical whistled notes, accelerating towards end; usual call a sharp... read more
Dense forest, especially gallery forest, and well-developed second growth with dense understorey,... read more
Food and feeding
Probably feeds mainly, if not entirely, on invertebrates; main items recorded in NE Argentina were Cuculiondiae (weevils) and other... read more
Pair generally remains on territory throughout year. Few nests found, most a domed structure; recently, one found in Brazil was described... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Fairly common to common. No population estimates available.
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