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Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant (Lophotriccus pileatus)

Posted on Mar 16, 2016

Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant (Lophotriccus pileatus)

RTPI Affiliate Sean Graesser says that his favorite resident bird netted in this past trip to Costa Rica was the Scale-crested Pygmy-Tyrant (Lophotriccus pileatus). It seems that not much is known about this species. They sure are charismatic with a small crest and tenacious attitude to match. This individual bounced around in some vegetation before taking off.

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