- Tyrannopsis sulphurea
20.3cm. Dark grey head and neck, concealed yellow crown stripe, olive upperparts, brown wings and tail, yellow underparts with a greenish tint to the upper breast and a white throat. The black bill is short and broad. There are streaks on side of breast and throat.
This is a monotypic species1. The species is in its own genus because of its bird voicebox anatomy, the syrinx.
It builds an open cup nest of sticks in the crown of a Moriche Palm; 2 cream-coloured eggs blotched with brown are laid.
It hawks insects and also eats berries.
- Clements, James F. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019