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SPECIES INFO

The Flammulated Bamboo-tyrant (Hemitriccus flammulatus), also called Flammulated Pygmy-tyrant is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family, the tyrant flycatchers. It is found in Amazonian Peru and Bolivia, and the bordering states of Brazil's northwest, the North Region. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

This tyrant is a small brown bird, with darker brown wings and a short tail; it has a whitish breast, black legs and eyes, and a short, sharp-pointed bill, for hawking insects in flight.

Distribution

Range: Amazonian Peru and Bolivia

The Flammulated Bamboo-tyrant is found in the headwater areas of the Amazon Basin in southeastern Peru and northern Bolivia; also neighboring Brazilian states in the border regions, of Acre, Rond˘nia, and Mato Grosso.

It is found in the upstream half of the Ucayali River in Peru; in Bolivia it ranges from the Guapore river with Brazil, and to the northwest all the tributaries to the northeast flowing Amazon Basin Madeira River.





                                     



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