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Zimmer's Tody-Tyrant - BirdForum Opus

Hemitriccus minimus


10 cm

  • Brownish-olive upper parts
  • Brown crown with dusky streaks


South America: found locally in western Amazonia (Ecuador in Pastaza; Peru in eastern Loreto); more widespread from north-eastern Bolivia across central and eastern Amazonian Brazil


This is a monotypic species[1].


Dry shrubland and tangled vines.



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 September 2014)
  3. Wikipedia

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