[order] Passeriformes | [family] Tyrannidae | [latin] Taeniotriccus andrei | [UK] Black-chested Tyrant | [FR] Microtyran d’Andre | [DE] Schwarzschopf-Todityrann | [ES] Mosquero Pechinegro | [IT] Tiranno todo pettonero | [NL] Zwartkuif-todietiran
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The head and throat are rufous chestnut, it has a black crest and it has yellow on the base of the flight feathers which is visible at rest.The male has a broad band of black across the chest.
Listen to the sound of Black-chested Tyrant
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It is found in Brazil, Suriname, and Venezuela. The Black-chested Tyrant is distributed in north-east and east-central Venezuela, the extreme north of Brazil in Roraima and in scattered sites in Para and MaranhÃ£o.
Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is found in the dense, viny understorey of humid forest particularly near rivers or, near the coast, in mangroves.
Forages singly or in pairs for insects. Perches for prey up to 12 meter, will bash bigger prey against branch to kill it.
This species has a large range, with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 810,000 kmÂ². The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is not believed to approach the thresholds for the population size criterion of the IUCN Red List (i.e., less than 10,000 mature individuals in conjunction with appropriate decline rates and subpopulation qualifiers), even though the species is described as ‘rare’ in at least parts of its range (Stotz et al. 1996). Global population trends have not been quantified, but the species is not believed to approach the thresholds for the population decline criterion of the IUCN Red List (i.e., declining more than 30% in ten years or three generations). For these reasons, the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
Sedentary throughout range.