Masked Water-tyrant (Fluvicola nengeta) - HBW 9, p. 388
French: Moucherolle aquatique
Spanish: Viudita Enmascarada
Other common names: Ecuadorian Water-tyrant (atripennis)
Taxonomy: [Lanius] Nengeta L innaeus, 1766, Brazil.
Races geographically very remote from each other, sometimes suggested as representing two distinct species. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- atripennis P. L. Sclater, 1860 - W Ecuador (S from Esmeraldas) S to extreme NW Peru.
- nengeta (Linnaeus, 1766) - E Brazil from Maranhão E to Rio Grande do Norte, S to Minas Gerais, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 28 videos
Alimentando um juvenil. Locality Brazil
Leonardo M Souza 6 May 2012 1 year ago 36 sec 4
Over the water Locality Guapi Açu Ecological Reserve (REGUA), Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Juan Sanabria 1 November 2011 1 year ago 29 sec 4
A bird on a post, then eating an insect Locality Río Palenque Reserve, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (ssp atripennis)
Robert Schaefer 18 February 2007 5 years ago 27 sec 4
An adult on the ground, looking for food, calling and scratching the head Locality Araruama, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil (ssp nengeta)
Josep del Hoyo 27 January 2005 6 years ago 41 sec 3.9
A bird on the ground Locality Pedro Vicente Maldonado, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (ssp atripennis)
Josep del Hoyo 5 February 2005 8 years ago 19 sec 3.8
An adult running while foraging on the river's edge (then at 33% slow motion). Locality Canguçu Research Centre, Pium, Tocantins State, Brazil (ssp nengeta)
Josep del Hoyo 5 August 2011 45 weeks ago 34 sec 3.6
PhotosSee all 24 photos
Bird adult near a nest.
Locality Comandatuba Island, Una, Bahia State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 15 November 2004 36 weeks ago 4
Foraging on a lawn
Locality Caraça Monastery, Caraça National Park, Minas Gerais State, Brazil
Ian Barker 16 June 2010 2 years ago 4
Locality Itamonte, Minas Gerais State, Brazil
Helmut Schumann 5 August 2008 4 years ago 4
An adult beside a stream.
Locality Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espirito Santo State, Brazil (ssp nengeta)
Ken Havard 4 November 2012 18 weeks ago 3.8
Adult foraging in the ground
Locality Serra dos Tucanos Lodge, Tres Picos State Park, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Rafael Merchante 28 January 2007 4 weeks ago 3.7
Running with its wings streched, showing its beautiful tail
Locality Jeceaba, Minas Gerais State, Brazil
Wei Yichao 19 January 2013 17 weeks ago 3.7