The Mysterious Scale-crested Pygmy Tyrant

The Mysterious Scale-crested Pygmy Tyrant
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scale crested pygmy tyrantimage credit: Fabrice Schmitt
Habitat:
Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Venezuela, and possibly Honduras.
Status: Least Concern


I’m sorry to say I’ve googled the heck out of this little bird and I couldn’t come up with more than its habitat and status.

It’s called a Scale-crested Pygmy Tyrant and it’s a very beautiful little bird with an interesting hairdo. Reminds me of a miniature Indian chief :)