French: Élénie à couronne d’or German: Goldscheitel-Olivtyrann Spanish: Fiofío coroniamarillo
Elainea [sic] flavivertex
P. L. Sclater
near Cachiboya, upper Ucayali, Peru
Very locally in NE & S Venezuela (NE Monagas S to Delta Amacuro, Amazonas), the Guianas, extreme E Colombia (NE Guainía)#R, NE Ecuador (Sucumbíos, N Orellana), NE Peru (E Loreto, Ucayali) and C Brazil along middle Amazon Basin (Amazonas E to Pará and Amapá, S along R Madeira to N Rondônia).
12·5–13 cm; 12 g. Has dark brownish-olive crown, large bright yellow coronal patch (semi-concealed); indistinct whitish loral spot and supercilium; upperparts olive;... read more
Distinctive, loud “jéw, jee-jee-jew” or “wééchéché-e-e-e”, sometimes in faster, longer series... read more
Lower and middle growth of várzea and flooded, swampy forest, sometimes in flooded forest... read more
Food and feeding
Insects recorded. Found singly or as loosely associated pair; rarely with mixed-species flocks. Perches upright, remains relatively still... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally fairly common; not well known, but overlooked unless voice known. Generally very localized in occurrence; e.g. in Ecuador, found... read more
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