French: Dacnis à pattes noires German: Blauflügelpitpit Spanish: Dacnis patinegro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Coastal region of SE Brazil from C Espírito Santo S to Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, E Paraná and NE Santa Catarina, including Santa Catarina I.
11 cm; 11–15·5 g. Small, short-tailed dacnis. Male has lores and small area around eye black (forming small mask), narrow central throat patch black; rest of head and nape... read more
Humid forest borders, second growth, and forest clearings. Lowlands to c. 850 m, in decreasing or... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects, small fruits, also nectar of flowers and a few seeds. Six stomachs contained animal and vegetable matter, including ... read more
Nests found Dec to mid-Feb, and nest-building recorded Oct–Dec. Nests sometimes in relatively close proximity (in one case as close as 15 m... read more
Apparently wanders widely, and is an irregular seasonal and altitudinal migrant in some areas.... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Lowlands EBA. Rare to uncommon within small global range.... read more
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