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Nominate subspecies
Photo © by Wilson Diaz
Cordillera Escalera Reserve, San Martin, Peru, 27 January 2018
Lophotriccus vitiosus

Identification

10 cm (4 in)

  • Long, white-edged, black crown feathers
  • Whitish lores
  • Olive upperparts
  • Dusky wings with two greenish-yellow wingbars
  • Dusky tail

Sexes similar; female's crest is less developed

Distribution

South America: found in Colombia, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil.

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 4 subspecies[1]:

  • L. v. affinis:
  • L. v. guianensis:
  • The Guianas and north-eastern Brazil (Amap  and Par ); Mato Grosso?
  • L. v. congener:
  • Western Amazonian Brazil (Rio Juru  in south-west Amazonas)
  • L. v. vitiosus:
  • Eastern Peru (eastern San Mart¡n, southern Loreto and Hu nuco)

Habitat

Swamps and lowland damp forests, forest edges and second growth.

Behaviour

Diet

They are most likely to feed on insects, gleaned by quick sallies to the underside of leaves, but no detail of their diet is known.

Breeding

They construct a dome-shaped nest with a downward facing entrance. The clutch contains two eggs.

References

  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. Avibase Retrieved 21 August 2020
  3. Clock, B. (2020). Double-banded Pygmy-Tyrant (Lophotriccus vitiosus), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.dbptyr1.01

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External Links

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