French: Moucherolle à sourcils jaunes German: Goldbrauentyrann Spanish: Mosquero cejiamarillo
Locally in C Venezuela, also N & E Bolivia and C & E Brazil S to N & NE Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay; S populations also move N to S part of Amazon Basin in non-breeding season.
15–16·5 cm; 20 g. Has conspicuous and contrasting bright yellow supercilium and dark greyish-olive mask, crown and nape; upperparts dark olive; wings dusky black, two... read more
Normally silent; very mild but sharp “whee” heard, also very low double “cheep” during brood-... read more
Semi-open edges of forests, lakes, fields and marshy areas. Mostly below 500 m N of R Orinoco;... read more
Food and feeding
Insects. Usually singly, less often in pairs. Perches with upright posture on bushes, hedgerows or trees; makes short sallies or, more... read more
Jun–Sept in Venezuela (fledging period in Sept), Oct–Jan in Brazil and Bolivia and Aug–Feb in Argentina. Nest a shallow... read more
Austral migrant. Post-breeding retreat from S breeding areas, generally wintering N closer to... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to fairly common; locally common. Typically breeds in habitats of human-populated areas, but occurs also in many national parks and other... read more
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