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Slender-footed Tyrannulet Zimmerius gracilipes


The Slender-footed Tyrannulet is a wide-ranging  flycatcher of northern South America.  Found in the Guianas and Amazonia, the species prefers upper levels of humid forest below 500 meters in elevation.  It is olive above with blackish wings edged in yellow, gray cap, black ocular stripe, white supercilium, whitish irides, white throat, and yellow underparts.  Slender-footed Tyrannulet is the only Zimmerius tyrannulet in most of its range, though Red-billed Tyrannulet and Golden-faced Tyrannulet are both rather similar in appearance.

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Recommended Citation

Slender-footed Tyrannulet (Zimmerius gracilipes), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: