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Buff-breasted Tody-Tyrant - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by Fritz73
Serra da Baturité, Brazil, 27 August 2017
Hemitriccus mirandae


10cm (4 in)

  • Olive-green upperparts
  • Buff pink around eye, lores, throat and breast
  • Dusky wings
  • Whitish-edged tertials
  • Whitish-yellow underparts
  • Tail fringed yellowish-olive
  • Cinnamon-orange iris
  • Bill: dusky upper mandible, paler below


South America: found in the lowlands of eastern Brazil (Ceará, Pernambuco and Alagoas).


This is a monotypic species[1].


Forest edges between 600 and 1,000 metres.


The diet includes insects.


  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. Arthur Grosset

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