Little Ground-tyrant (Muscisaxicola fluviatilis) - HBW 9, p. 399
French: Dormilon fluviatile
Spanish: Dormilona Enana
Taxonomy: Muscisaxicola fluviatilis P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1866, lower River Ucayali, Peru.
Usually considered closely allied with M. maculirostris; recent phylogenetic work, however, suggests that this species may be more closely related to other taxa (e.g. Muscigralla) than it is to current congeners. Monotypic.
Distribution: Extreme SE Colombia, E Ecuador and E Peru (N bank of R Marañón S to R Inambari) to W Brazil (E to middle R Amazon and upper R Madeira region) and NW & C Bolivia (to Cochabamba).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Adult foraging on the rocky shore of the Madre de Dios river.
Locality Amazonia Lodge, Kosñipata Valley, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Ken Simonite 27 October 2014 31 weeks ago 3.7
A bird on a river island in the Teles Pires river.
Locality Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Cristalino River, Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Bradley Davis 15 October 2008 5 years ago 3
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