Long-crested Pygmy-Tyrant Lophotriccus eulophotes

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The Long-crested Pygmy-Tyrant is a small flycatcher of lowlands western Amazonian forests.  Found from 300 to 400 meters in elevation, the species inhabits bamboo undergrowth along rivers around the junction of Brazil, Peru, and Bolivia.  In appearance, this flycatcher is similar to Double-banded Pygmy-Tyrant but lacks pale wingbars; it is olive above and gray-streaked white below with a large head and pale yellowish-white irides.  Long-crested Pygmy-Tyrant forages both alone and with mixed flocks, and can be heard giving sharp tic notes and short trills.

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Recommended Citation

Long-crested Pygmy-Tyrant (Lophotriccus eulophotes), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/lcptyr1