Large Elaenia

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

The Large Elaenia (Elaenia spectabilis) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Elaenia spectabilis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. More

* Large Elaenia, Elaenia spectabilis * Slaty Elaenia, Elaenia strepera See also - * Myiopagis, the Myiopagis "Elaenias", of the tyrant flycatchers References - * Hilty, Steven L. (2003): Birds of Venezuela. Christopher Helm, London. ISBN 0-7136-6418-5 * Stiles, F. More

LARGE ELAENIA Elaenia spectabilis Large Elaenia is a common summer visitor to Paraguay, though it is often overlooked because of its close resemblance to the familiar Yellow-bellied Elaenia. Despite his size he is rather shy, his quiet, unobtrusive whistling call usually the first indication of his presence - he calls often! Besides his voice, the easiest way to identify him is by his wing-bars, this is the only large Elaenia with three! Click on the images to enlarge them. More

Vocalizations The Large Elaenia is a common bird in semi-open environments in the interior of Cear More

Large Elaenia: The Large Elaenia (Elaenia spectabilis) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family. Lesser Elaenia: The Lesser Elaenia (Elaenia chiriquensis) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family, the tyrant flycatchers. Mottle backed Elaenia: The Mottle-backed Elaenia (Elaenia gigas) is a species of bird in the Tyrannidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Mountain Elaenia: The Mountain Elaenia, Elaenia frantzii, is a small passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. More

* Large Elaenia A single bird in scrubby habitat, drawn in with playback. Pixaim River, Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil (Monotypic species) Bradley Davis 9 October 2008 22 weeks ago 3 Sounds 1 recording * Call. More

the much larger Large Elaenia Elaenia spectabilis is the only other Paraguayan species that usually has three visible wing-bars. However some Small-billed individuals show only two wing-bars and are hence easily confused with White-crested Elaenia Elaenia albiceps another similarly-sized species showing limited pale yellow on the underparts. White-crested usually has a visible white crest which gives the nape a "ragged" appearance, whilst this species generally appears more smoothly, round-headed. More

* Large Elaenia, Elaenia spectabilis * Yellow-bellied Elaenia, Elaenia flavogaster * Noronha Elaenia, Elaenia ridleyana * White-crested Elaenia, Elaenia albiceps * Small-billed Elaenia, Elaenia parvirostris * Slaty Elaenia, Elaenia strepera * Olivaceous Elaenia, Elaenia mesoleuca More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Tyrannidae
Genus : Elaenia
Species : spectabilis
Authority : Pelzeln, 1868