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Boat-billed Tody-Tyrant - BirdForum Opus

Hemitriccus josephinae


11 cm (4¼ in)

  • Dull olive crown and upperparts
  • Pale grey lores and auriculars
  • Brownish-olive tail


South America: found from southern Guyana to Suriname, French Guiana and northern Brazil (Amapá).


This is a monotypic species[1].


Humid tropical evergreen forests is where they have generally been seen, but there is little other information.



Their diet consists mostly of insects. They forage alone, in pairs and occasionally in mixed species flocks.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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