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Acre Tody-Tyrant - BirdForum Opus

Hemitriccus cohnhafti


11 cm (4¼ in)

  • Greenish-olive head and nape
  • Darker streaks on the crown
  • Tawny wash to face, particularly on the ear-coverts


South America: Southwestern Amazonia in Brazil (eastern Acre) and adjacent southeastern Peru (Madre de Dios); presumably also occurs in adjacent northern Bolivia (Pando)


This is a monotypic species[1].
It was described as recently as 2013


Well-drained poor soil second growth upland forests.



Their main diet consists of arthropods, but little else is known. They forage primarily in the understorey, generally 1–4 m above the ground.


There is no information currently available.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. del Hoyo, J., Collar, N. & Kirwan, G.M. (2020). Acre Tody-tyrant (Hemitriccus cohnhafti). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/1343689 on 6 March 2020)

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