French: Piaye à ventre noir German: Schwarzbauchkuckuck Spanish: Cuco ardilla ventrinegro
Java; error = Cayenne
SE Colombia, E Venezuela and the Guianas S to E Ecuador, E Peru, N Bolivia and SC Brazil (Amazonia S to Mato Grosso).
38 cm; 102 g. Adult rufous-chestnut above with light grey cap, throat and breast orange-buff, becoming black on abdomen and undertail-coverts, tail rufous with subterminal... read more
Song a loud “jjit, jjit-jjit-jjit”; scratchy descending “yaaaaa”, also a... read more
Tropical lowland evergreen forest, absent from coastal region; also occurs in shrubby growth away... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including grasshoppers, katydids, caterpillars, beetles and ants. At two nests, incidental observations revealed that nestlings... read more
Two nests (both on an island in a river) with young being fed recorded in French Guiana in Aug and Nov , respectively. Both were open... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Generally uncommon and relatively little known. Despite occurrence in shrubby vegetation, species is reckoned to be sensitive to... read more
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