Grey-hooded Attila (Attila rufus) - HBW 9, p. 445
French: Attila à tête grise
Spanish: Atila Encapuchado
Other common names: Grey-throated Attila
Taxonomy: Tyrannus rufus Vieillot, 1819, Cayenne; error = Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- hellmayri Pinto, 1935 - C & S Bahia, in E Brazil.
- rufus (Vieillot, 1819) - SE Brazil, from E Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo S to NE Rio Grande do Sul.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 7 videos
A bird on a branch showing its front and then its back Locality Carlos Botelho State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil (ssp rufus)
Josep del Hoyo 17 May 2005 7 years ago 48 sec 4.6
A perched bird looking down and flying to another tree Locality Santa Teresa, Espirito Santo State, Brazil (ssp rufus)
Josep del Hoyo 25 January 2005 5 years ago 37 sec 4.5
A bird singing in response to my imitation. Locality Serra Bonita Private Reserve, Camacan, Bahia State, Brazil (ssp hellmayri)
Ciro Albano 6 February 2010 2 years ago 40 sec 4.1
A bird perched, flying off and returning to the same branch Locality Parque do Zizo, São Paulo State, Brazil (ssp rufus)
Guto Carvalho 31 December 2004 5 years ago 18 sec 3.9
Adult bird calling in response to another bird nearby Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Cedric Prys-Roberts 19 August 2009 1 year ago 27 sec 3.8
An adult bird singing Locality São Luiz do Paraitinga, São Paulo State, Brazil
Carlos Gussoni 22 March 2011 2 years ago 1 min 6 sec 3
Capitão de saira
Locality Peruíbe, São Paulo State, Brazil
Lindolfo Souto 10 August 2012 39 weeks ago 4.6
A perching bird
Locality Ubatuba, São Paulo State, Brazil
Tadeusz Stawarczyk 21 August 2010 1 year ago 3.8
An adult Gray-hooded Attila.
Locality Nova Veneza, Santa Catarina State, Brazil (ssp rufus)
João Just 31 August 2012 36 weeks ago 3.7
A perched adult.
Locality Venda Nova do Imigrante, Espirito Santo State, Brazil (ssp rufus)
Ken Havard 5 November 2012 17 weeks ago 3
Grey-hooded Attila (Attila rufus)
Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Guy Poisson 11 September 2007 2 years ago 3
Bird singing in Atlantic Rainforest. Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 1 December 1999 44 weeks ago 4
song in response to playback - two different birds Locality Serra dos Tucanos Lodge, Tres Picos State Park, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Paul Willoughby 24 October 2009 3 years ago 4
Bird singing in tlantic Rainforest. Locality Juréia Itatins Ecological Station, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 1 June 1991 44 weeks ago 3