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Alternative name: Brown-breasted Bamboo Tyrant
- Hemitriccus obsoletus
11 cm (4¼ in)
- Buffy eye-ring
- Buffy throat and breast
There are 2 subspecies:
- H. o. obsoletus:
- Mountains of south-eastern Brazil (Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo)
- H. o. zimmeri:
- Mountains of south-eastern Brazil (Paraná and Rio Grande do Sul)
Atlantic Rain Forest with stands of bamboo.
Their main diet consists of insects, which they forage for in bamboo thickets, generally around 1-3 m from the ground.
They construct a globular ball nest about 17.5cm high and 16cm wide. It has a domed roof.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Arthur Grosset
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Sept 2017)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Brown-breasted Pygmy Tyrant. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 30 November 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Brown-breasted_Pygmy_Tyrant
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