Stripe-necked Tody-Tyrant (Hemitriccus striaticollis)

Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Tocantins, Brazil

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Waqanqi, Peru|Mato Grosso, Brazil

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil

Identification & Behavior: ~11 cm (4.3 in). The Stripe-necked Tody-Tyrant has greenish upperparts and a gray crown. The wing coverts are fringed with greenish but wing bars are not discernable. The throat is whitish grading to yellow towards the belly. The throat, breast, and part of the belly are broadly streaked with dusky. The iris is pale-brown. The bill is black. It shows a pale loral line. It forages in young second growth and scrub-like habitats. It is very similar to the Pearly-vented Tody-Tyrant but is distinguished by having yellow underparts.

Status: The Stripe-necked Tody-Tyrant is uncommon but local in semi-humid scrub habitats on the east slope of the Andes at elevations ranging between 500-1400 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.

Name in Spanish: Tirano-Todi de Cuello Rayado.

Sub-species: Stripe-necked Tody-Tyrant (Hemitriccus striaticollis striaticollis),  (Lafresnaye), 1853.

Meaning of Name: Hemitriccus: Gr. hemi, hemisus= small, half and trikkos= unidentified small bird. striaticollis: L. stria= furrow, striatus= striated and collis, collum= throated, necked.

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Distribution Map
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    • 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. on 03/01/2017.