The Lesser Elaenia (Elaenia chiriquensis) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family, the tyrant flycatchers. It is found in Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and heavily degraded former forest.
- BirdLife International 2004. Elaenia chiriquensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007.
- Lesser Elaenia photo gallery VIREO Photo-High Res
- Photo-High Res-(flickr); Article merula.s42.eatj.com"?"Tyrant Flycatchers"