Restinga Tyrannulet Phylloscartes kronei

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Tyrannidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Carlos Gussoni

Diet and Foraging


Restinga Tyrannulet is primarily insectivorous, consuming arthropods (including Aracnida, Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera and Orthoptera), but also taking a few species of fruit (Schinus sp., Myrcia pulchra, Clusia criuva, and Ternstroemia brasiliensis) (Fontana et al. 2003, Sttagemeier 2008, Gussoni 2010, Gussoni and Santos 2011a).

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Gussoni, C. (2014). Restinga Tyrannulet (Phylloscartes kronei), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.