Alternative name: Tschudi's Tyrannulet
- Zimmerius viridiflavus
- Pale yellow loral bands meeting narrowly over bill
- Pale yellow broken eyering
- Bright olive auricular patch washed with buff
- Bright olive upperparts, crown darker olive to greyish-olive
- Dark dusky wings with bright yellow-green edges
- Dusky olive tail
- Pale yellow throat
- Olive-yellow breast and flanks, flammulated with olive
- Bright yellow belly
Sexes similar, juveniles undescribed.
Found on the eastern slopes of the Andes of Peru (HuĂˇnuco to JunĂn).
An uncommon to fairly common restricted-range species.
This is a monotypic species.
Often treated conspecific with Golden-faced Tyrannulet. Formerly also placed in a separate genus, Tyranniscus.
Found in humid montane forest and forest edge, also sometimes in second growth.
Occurs at 1000-2500 m.
Feeds on insects. Takes probably also mistletoe and other small berries.
Forages singly or in pairs, often following mixed-species flocks in forest canopy.
A resident species.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and D Christie, eds. 2004. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 9: Cotingas to Pipits and Wagtails. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334696
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