Tropical Gnatcatcher

The adult Tropical Gnatcatcher is 10–12 cm long, and weighs 6–8 g .

The Tropical Gnatcatcher is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Tropical Gnatcatcher (Polioptila plumbea) is a small active insectivorous songbird, which is a resident species throughout a large part of the Neotropics. There are large geographical variations in its voice and plumage, resulting in some populations sometimes being considered separate species, notably the bilineata group as the White-browed Gnatcatcher, and the taxon maior as the Marañón Gnatcatcher. More

Tropical GnatcatcherThe Tropical Gnatcatcher (Polioptila plumbea) can be found in southern Mexico, western Peru and the Amazon basin of Brazil. This gnatcatcher is commonly found in lowlands and foothills from sea level to about 1500m altitude preferring the canopy of dry forests and tall second growth. It can also be seen visiting lower levels and semi-open habitats, including woodland edge and clearings, but avoids dense undergrowth. Description: The adult Tropical Gnatcatcher is 10-12. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Polioptilidae
Genus : Polioptila
Species : plumbea
Authority : (Gmelin, 1788)