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Highland Elaenia

Highland Elaenia - Elaenia obscura

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Elaenia obscura Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
16 cm Length
Tropical moist forest.& shrubland,  Between 750 - 3,000 m. Range:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru & Uruguay.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit.. Food  
4125 TSN: 559856 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: elenie vrchovinná, Tyrancík lucní
Danish: Højlandselænia
German: Hochland-Olivtyrann, Olivkopfelaenie, Olivkopf-Elaenie
English: Dusky Elaenia, Highland Elaenia
Spanish: Fio-fio Cordillerano, Fiofío oscuro, Fíofío Oscuro, Viudita Oscura
Spanish (Argentine): Fiofío oscuro
Spanish (Bolivia): Fiofío oscuro
Spanish (Paraguay): Fiofío oscuro
Spanish (Uruguay): Fíofío Oscuro, Viudita Oscura
Finnish: Ylänkoelenia, ylänköelenia
French: Élaène obscure, Elénie obscure, Élénie obscure
Italian: Elenia delle alture
Japanese: takanekikutairanchou
Japanese: タカネキクタイランチョウ
Latin: Elaenia obscura
Dutch: Hooglandelenia
Norwegian: Skyggeelenia
Polish: elenia wyzynna, elenia wyżynna
Portuguese: guaracava, Guaracava-de-óculos, guracava, maria-tola, tonto, tucão
Portuguese (Brazil): guaracava, guaracava-de-óculos, guracava, maria-tola, tonto, Tucão
Russian: Тёмная эления
Slovak: elénia hájová
Swedish: Höglandselenia
Chinese: 高原拟霸鹟

Sub-species None known

Elaenia obscura
Elaenia obscura obscura
Elaenia obscura sordida

  • Elaenia obscura obscura: E slope of Andes of S Ecuador to Bolivia and NW Argentina
  • Elaenia obscura sordida: SE Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) to E Paraguay and NE Argentina
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