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Drab Water Tyrant
Always found at stream and river margins where there are banks and tangles of vegetation.
Sedentary throughout range.
They are usually in pairs a meter or so above the surface of the water. Often seen in flight low over water, hugging bank.
Feeds on insects caught by perching and sallying just above the water surface. Will also drop to ground to catch prey.
Nest an open cup made out of rootlets placed 3 metres above ground, usually above riverbank or steep vertical mudflats. Clutch size is 3-4 eggs.
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