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Photo by Francisco Paludo
Joinville, SC. Brazil, April, 2016
Hemitriccus kaempferi


10 cm (4 in)

  • Brownish-olive head and face
  • Buff lores and eye-ring
  • Dull olive-green upperparts
  • Pale yellow throat
  • Pale greenish-yellow underparts
  • Dark wings and tail
  • Brown iris


South America: found in South East Brazil (east Santa Catarina).


This is a monotypic species[1].


Humid, lowland evergreen forest and shrubby second growth.



Diet consists almost entirely of insects, and caterpillars.


  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. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved Oct 2017)
  4. BirdLife International

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