- Hemitriccus margaritaceiventer
10â€“10Â·5 cm (4-4Â¼ in)
- Greyish-brown to brownish-olive upperparts
- Greyish crown
- impiger: brownish rather than grey crown.
South America: found in Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina
There are 9 subspecies:
- Southern Colombia (arid tropical upper Magdalena Valley)
- Southern Colombia (Sierra de Chiribiquete)
- Subtropical tepuis of south-eastern Venezuela (south-eastern BolÃvar)
- Subtropical south-eastern Venezuela (Jaua massif)
- Tropical Peru east of the Andes (Cuzco) to north-western Bolivia
- H. m. margaritaceiventer:
- Eastern Brazil (MaranhÃ£o to CearÃ¡, Pernambuco and Bahia)
Dry shrubby and scrub areas. Also found in the lower growth of tall deciduous woodland.
Their main diet consists of insects. They may forage alone, but generally are seen in pairs hunting in low trees or bushes.
- 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/
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