Local subspecies: P. p. atricapilla, restricted to NE Brazil. RPPN Mãe-da-lua.
Synonyms: Todus plumbeus GMELIN 1788; Culicivora atricapilla SWAINSON 1832
Figure 1. The Tropical Gnatcatcher is a common bird in Caatinga lowland and other habitats, like semi-open spaces or dry mountain forest. The natives call this pretty and lively little bird "gatinha" (little cat).To top of page
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