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Alternative name: Todd's Scrub Flycatcher

Photo © by Pitter
Mitú, Vaupés Department, Colombia, 21 October, 2022
Sublegatus obscurior


14 cm

  • Greyish-brown upperparts
  • Dusky-grey wings with pale wing bars
  • Narrow, pale supercilium


South America: found in southeast Colombia, southern Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Ecuador, eastern Peru and northwest Bolivia.


This is a monotypic species[1].

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Southern Scrub Flycatcher Sublegatus modestus by some authors.[2]


Forests and riverine edges and scrubby clearings.


Perches upright with the tail pointing down.


Their main diet consists of insects and they are thought to eat berries as well.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2014)

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