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Yellow-browed Tody-Flycatcher

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Subspecies neglectumPhoto © by shreyasmraonr Iquitos, Peru, January 2005
Subspecies neglectum
Photo © by shreyasmrao
nr Iquitos, Peru, January 2005
Todirostrum chrysocrotaphum


[edit] Identification

8·6–10·2 cm (3¼-4 in)

  • Yellow Post-ocular stripe
  • Black head
  • White supraloral spot
  • Olive upperparts
  • Black wings

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil.

[edit] Taxonomy

Nominate subspeciesPhoto © by Robert Scanlonnr Iquitos, Peru, January 2005
Nominate subspecies
Photo © by Robert Scanlon
nr Iquitos, Peru, January 2005

[edit] Subspecies

There are 5 subspecies[1]:

  • T. c. guttatum:
  • South-eastern Colombia to north-eastern Peru, extreme south-western Venezuela and north-western Brazil
  • T. c. neglectum:
  • Eastern Peru to northern Bolivia and south-western Brazil
  • T. c. chrysocrotaphum:
  • Eastern Peru (south of Río Marañón) and western Amazonian Brazil
  • T. c. simile:
  • North-eastern Brazil (along lower Rio Tapajós in western Pará)
  • T. c. illigeri:
  • North-eastern Brazil (along Rio Tapajós from western Pará to northern Maranhão)

[edit] Habitat

Canopy and edges of terra ferma and varzea forests.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

An insectivorous species. They usually forage high in the canopy.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2015)

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