French: Grallaire masquée German: Rostwangen-Ameisenpitta Spanish: Tororoí carirrufo
P. L. Sclater and Salvin
Tilotilo, western Yungas, Bolivia
Bolivia, in Yungas of La Paz, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz.
18·5 cm; male 53–66 g, one female 61 g. Adult has orange-rufous sides of head and neck, olivaceous upperparts; throat and abdomen white, breast orange-rufous with... read more
Song 1·2–1·4 seconds long, given at intervals of 5–10 seconds, a series of 3 whistles,... read more
Borders of humid montane forest and in regenerating shrubby areas, often along roads or at edges of... read more
Food and feeding
Food includes beetles, ants, spiders and caterpillars; rarely, seeds. Hops on the ground, often venturing into the open.
Details from captivity: clutch 2 eggs, 28 × 23 mm; incubation period c. 15 days; nestling period c. 15 days; young fully independent 2... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Bolivian and Peruvian Upper Yungas EBA. Fairly common to common. Occurs in Carrasco National Park, an area... read more
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