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Yellow-bellied Elaenia

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Elaenia flavogaster Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Tyrannidae Family
16.5  cm Length
Shrubland, degraded former forest, savanna, pastureland, plantations urban areas, gardens. Up to 2,000m.  Range:- South America, Central America & Caribbean & West Indes.

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2 cream eggs, incubation 16 days by female, fledging 16 days. Clutch
Arthropods larvae.and berries. Food  
4112 - TSN: 559852 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: elenie chocholatá, Tyrancík žlutobrichý
Danish: Gulbuget Elænia
German: Gelbbauchelaenie, Gelbbauch-Elaenie, Gelbbauch-Olivtyrann
English: Common Elaenia, Yellow bellied Elaenia, Yellow-bellied Elaenia
Spanish: Elainia Copetona, Elenia Copetona, Elenia panza amarilla, Elenia Vientre Amarillo, Elenia Vientre-amarillo, Fio-fio copetón, Fiofío copetón, Fio-fio de Pico Amarillo, Fiofío Ventriamarillo
Spanish (Argentine): Fiofío copetón
Spanish (Colombia): Elenia Copetona
Spanish (Costa Rica): Elainia copetona
Spanish (Honduras): Elenia panza amarilla
Spanish (Mexico): elenia vientre amarillo, Elenia Vientre-amarillo
Spanish (Nicaragua): Elenia Copetona
Spanish (Paraguay): Fiofío copetón
Spanish (Venezuela): Bobito Copetón Vientre Amarillo
Finnish: Töyhtöelenia
French: Élaène à ventre jaune, Élénia à ventre jaune, Elénie à ventre jaune, Élénie à ventre jaune
Guarani: Guyra káva
Hungarian: sárgahasú elénia
Italian: Elenia panciagialla, Elenia ventregiallo
Japanese: kibarashiragikutairanchou
Japanese: キバラシラギクタイランチョウ
Latin: Elaenia flavogaster
Dutch: Geelbuikelenia
Norwegian: Gulbukelenia
Polish: elenia zóltobrzucha, elenia żółtobrzucha
Portuguese: bobo, cucurutado, guaracava, guaracava-de-barriga-amarela, guracava, maria-acorda, Maria-é-dia, Maria-já-é-dia, maria-já-é-dia , maria-tola, marido-é-dia
Portuguese (Brazil): bobo, cucurutado, guaracava, Guaracava-de-barriga-amarela, guracava, maria-acorda, maria-é-dia, maria-já-é-dia , maria-tola, marido-é-dia
Russian: Желтобрюхая эления
Slovak: elénia žltobruchá
Swedish: Gulbukad elenia
Chinese: 黄腹拟霸鹟

Sub-species None known

Elaenia flavogaster
Elaenia flavogaster flavogaster
Elaenia flavogaster pallididorsalis
Elaenia flavogaster semipagana
Elaenia flavogaster subpagana

  • Elaenia flavogaster flavogaster: Colombia to the Guianas, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina; Trinidad
  • Elaenia flavogaster subpagana: S Mexico (Oaxaca and Veracruz) to Costa Rica; Coiba I.
  • Elaenia flavogaster pallididorsalis: Panama; Cébaco I. and Pearl Islands
  • Elaenia flavogaster semipagana: Tropical W Ecuador (El Oro and Loja) and NW Peru; Isla Puná


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