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Lesser Elaenia

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Elaenia chiriquensis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
13 - 14 cm Length
Tropical dry forest shrubland, savanna, often near running water, degraded former forest, arable land, plantations . Up to  2,000 m. Range:- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname & Venezuela (Lesser Antilles:- Netherland Antilles:- Bonaire      Curacao    Saba    Sint-Eustatius   Saint-Martin,) Trinidad and Tobago. Costa Rica,& Panama.

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Habitat
Altitude
Range
1-3 eggs, incubation 14 - 15 days, fledging 15 - 16 days.  2 broods/year Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit.. Food  
  Habits
4123 - TSN: 559848 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

 

AKA:- Czech: elenie malá, Tyrancík malý
Danish: Lille Elænia
German: Grauwangen-Olivtyrann, Schlankschnabelelaenie, Schlankschnabel-Elaenie
English: Bellicose Elaenia, Chiriqui Flycatcher, Lesser Elaenia, White-crowned Flycatcher
Spanish: Elainia sabanera, Elenia Chica, Fiofío belicoso, Fio-fio Pequeño
Spanish (Argentine): Fiofío belicoso
Spanish (Colombia): Elenia Chica
Spanish (Costa Rica): Elainia sabanera
Spanish (Paraguay): Fiofío belicoso
Spanish (Venezuela): Bobito Copetón Moño Blanco
Finnish: Savannielenia
French: Élaène de Lawrence, Élénia minime, Elénie menue, Élénie menue
Italian: Elenia di Chiriquí, Elenia minore
Japanese: koshiragikutairanchou
Japanese: コシラギクタイランチョウ
Latin: Elaenia chiriquensis
Dutch: Kleine Elenia
Norwegian: Gresselenia
Polish: elenia cienkodzioba
Portuguese: Chibum, curucutado-menor
Portuguese (Brazil): Chibum, curucutado-menor
Russian: Малая эления
Slovak: elénia štíhlozobá
Swedish: Mindre elenia
Chinese: 小拟霸鹟

Sub-species

Elaenia chiriquensis
Elaenia chiriquensis albivertex
Elaenia chiriquensis brachyptera
Elaenia chiriquensis chiriquensis

  • Elaenia chiriquensis chiriquensis: NW Costa Rica to Panama; Coiba, Cébaco and Pearl islands
  • Elaenia chiriquensis albivertex: Colombia to the Guianas, Brazil and n Argentina; Trinidad
  • Elaenia chiriquensis brachyptera: Pacific slope of sw Colombia (Nariño) and nw Ecuador
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