Spectacled Tyrannulet Zimmerius improbus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Tyrannidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Andrew W. Jones


Information on the breeding biology of Spectacled Tyrannulet is sparse. Like other species of Zimmerius, the nest is a vertically-oriented oval shape with an entrance on the side.

The clutch is two. Egg coloration and size not published.

Specimens in breeding condition are reported from Colombia (Perij√°) from March-November (Hilty and Brown 1986).

Recommended Citation

Jones, A. W. (2018). Spectacled Tyrannulet (Zimmerius improbus), version 2.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.paltyr4.02