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Yellow-browed Tyrant - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by Jamfaraco
Florian polis-SC, Brazil, August 2004
Satrapa icterophrys


15–16·5 cm

  • Dark olive upperparts
  • Dark greyish-olive mask, crown and nape
  • Bright yellow supercilium


South America: found from extreme southeastern Peru to northern Argentina, eastern and southern Brazil as well as Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay.


Photo © by gpmendive
Reserva Ecologica Costanera Sur, Buenos Aires City, Argentina, June 2006

This is a monotypic species[1].


Close to water in savannas and montane forests and forest edges, restinga; semi-open and shrubby areas, marshy and gallery woodland.



Their diet consists almost entirely of insects.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2015)
  3. BF Member observations

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