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Plain-crested Elaenia

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Elaenia cristata Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
14.5 cm Length
Tropical dry shrubland, savanna, often near water. Up to 3,000 m. Range:- Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname & Venezuela.

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1 - 3 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Arthropods, larvae and fruit.. Food  
4121 - TSN: 559849 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: elenie bezkorunkatá, Tyrancík chocholatý
Danish: Topelænia
German: Braunscheitel-Olivtyrann, Kappenelaenie, Kappen-Elaenie
English: Plain crested Elaenia, Plain-crested Elaenia
Spanish: Bobito crestiapagado, Elenia Crestada, Fiofío Crestado, Fio-fio de Cresta Simple, Fiofío plomizo
Spanish (Colombia): Elenia Crestada
Spanish (Paraguay): Fiofío plomizo
Spanish (Venezuela): Bobito crestiapagado
Finnish: Pensaselenia
French: Élaène huppée, Elénie huppée, Élénie huppée
Guarani: Guyra káva
Italian: Elenia crestata
Japanese: eboshikikutairanchou
Japanese: エボシキクタイランチョウ
Latin: Elaenia cristata
Dutch: Kapelenia, Kap-elenia
Norwegian: Buskelenia
Polish: elenia plowa, elenia płowa
Portuguese: curucutado-topetudo, Guaracava-de-topete, guaracava-de-topete-uniforme, maria-é-dia, Papa-enxeico, papa-enxeico
Portuguese (Brazil): curucutado-topetudo, guaracava-de-topete, Guaracava-de-topete-uniforme, maria-é-dia, papa-enxeico
Russian: Хохлатая эления
Slovak: elénia chochlatá
Swedish: Tofselenia
Chinese: 纯色冠拟霸鹟

Sub-species None known

Elaenia cristata
Elaenia cristata alticola
Elaenia cristata cristata

  • Elaenia cristata cristata: Venezuela and Guianas to Amaz. and E Brazil and NE Bolivia
  • Elaenia cristata alticola: Tepuis of S Venezuela (SE Bolívar) and adjacent N Brazil
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