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Photo © by renato.santos.4b
Tapiraí, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 10 October 2021
Lathrotriccus euleri

Identification

Subspecies lawrencei
Photo by rka
Covigne Rd, Trinidad, April 2018

12·7–13·5 cm (5-5¼ in)

  • Brown olive above
  • Pale yellow belly
  • White throat
  • Brown breast
  • 2 pale buff wing-bars
  • Flat bill, black upper mandible and a yellow lower mandible

Distribution

Caribbean and South America:
Caribbean: Lesser Antilles and Trinidad
South America: Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina.

Taxonomy

This is a polytypic species[1] consisting of 5 subspecies:

Subspecies

  • L. e. flaviventris:
  • L. e. lawrencei:
  • L. e. bolivianus:
  • L. e. argentinus:
  • L. e. euleri:
  • South-eastern Brazil to north-eastern Argentina; winters to Peru, Bolivia and Brazil

An additional subspecies johnstonei is generally considered to be invalid[2].

Habitat

Woodland, humid forest, secondary growth, open forest borders, often near bamboo.

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes insects, beetles, bugs, ants, cicadas and spiders.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Lepage D. (2021) [Avibase - https://avibase.ca/C150D25D ]. Retrieved 16 October 2021
  3. Arthur Grosset
  4. Farnsworth, A. and D. J. Lebbin (2020). Euler's Flycatcher (Lathrotriccus euleri), 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.eulfly1.01
  5. Wikipedia

External Links

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