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Pied Water Tyrant
12Â·5â€“13Â·5 cm (5-5Â¼ in)
Sexes are similarly marked, though the female is browner on the back.
Savannas and the edges of mangrove swamps, marshes, lakes and ponds.
The large ball-shaped nest is constructed by both adults and made from plant material. It has a side entrance and is lined with feathers. The clutch consists of 2-3 cream brown-spotted eggs which are incubated by both adults.
Diet consists almost entirely of insects, generally gleaned from leaves and emergent vegetation. They usually forage singly, or in loosely associated pairs.
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