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Gray-hooded Flycatcher

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Photo by Xyko Paludo Antonina, PR, Brazil, May 2018
Photo by Xyko Paludo
Antonina, PR, Brazil, May 2018
Mionectes rufiventris

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[edit] Identification

13┬Ě5 cm (5┬╝ in)

  • Grey crown, face and nape

[edit] Similar Species

Ochre-bellied Flycatcher lacks the grey head and is found in lower elevation at locations where the two species otherwise overlaps in range

[edit] Distribution

Photo by Jamfaraco  Lagoa do Peri, Florian├│polis-SC, Brazil, May 2005
Photo by Jamfaraco
Lagoa do Peri, Florian├│polis-SC, Brazil, May 2005

South America: found from south-eastern Brazil to eastern Paraguay and north-eastern Argentina.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

This species has in the past been placed in genus Pipromorpha

[edit] Habitat

Humid forest in lowland and lower foothills.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists of insects and fruit.

[edit] In Culture

Local names: "Supi-de-cabe├ža-cinza" or "Abre-asa-de-cabe├ža-cinza", meaning "Open-wing-grey-head"; this probably refers to the behaviour captured in the photo.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Ridgely and Tudor 2009. Field guide to the songbirds of South America - the passerines. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, USA. ISBN 978-0-292-71979-8
  3. SACC Baseline read in March 2010
  4. BF Member observations

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