French: Tyranneau roitelet German: Gelbscheitel-Olivtyrann Spanish: Mosquerito coronado
Extreme S Costa Rica, Panama, and forested South American lowlands S to WC Ecuador and, E of Andes, from Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas and Amazonian Brazil (E to Maranhão) S to E Peru and N Bolivia.
10–11 cm; 6·5–8 g. A stubby-billed tyrannulet that is heard far more often than it is seen. Male has slate-grey to dark brown or blackish crown, long... read more
Distinctive, easily heard, brief disyllabic call, first note higher and second slightly slurred... read more
Humid lowland evergreen forest, especially in second growth, forest edges, lighter woodland,... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and variety of small fruits; recorded foods include Capsicum and, especially, mistletoe (Loranthaceae) berries. Forages... read more
Mar–Aug in Panama and Jan–Sept in Colombia. Nest (Panama) a simple, shallow cup 4 cm in diameter, 1 cm deep, made of fine twigs... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to common. Occurs in many national parks and other protected areas throughout its large range. Tolerates degraded and disturbed habitats,... read more
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