Spectacled Tyrannulet Zimmerius improbus
Version: 2.0 — Published November 30, 2018
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Distribution in the Americas
Spectacled Tyrannulet is found from 1500-2400 m in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta of Colombia and the Serranía de Perijá of Colombia and Venezuela, and at slightly lower elevations from Norte de Santander in Colombia north to the Cordillera de Mérida in Venezeula. No seasonal movements have been described.
Distribution outside the Americas
Endemic to the Americas.
Spectacled Tyrannulet occupies humid motane forest and forest borders, more open woods, and even clearings with scattered trees (Hilty and Brown 1986, Hilty 2003).