Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Xingu River, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Venezuela
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Surinam
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manaus, Brazil
Status: The Helmeted Pygmy-Tyrant is uncommon to rare on the north side of the Amazon River where it is known to range up to 700 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co and Br.
Name in Spanish: Tirano-Pigmeo de Casquete.
Sub-species: Helmeted Pygmy-Tyrant (Lophotriccus galeatus), (Boddaert), 1783.
Meaning of Name: Lophotriccus: Gr. lophos= crest and trikkos= unidentified small bird. galeatus: L. galea= helmet, galeatus= helmeted. .
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2017.