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Short-tailed Pygmy Tyrant
6Â·5 cm (2Â½ in); slender bill, virtually no tail
The sexes are similar
Two subspecies are recognized:
Tall humid forests, clearings and edges.
They build a ball shaped nest from moss and fibre it has a side entrance. The clutch consists of 2 white eggs with brownish or cinnamon spots.
The diet consists almost entirely of insects usually foraged from high in the canopy.
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