French: Grallaire de Natterer German: Fleckenbauch-Ameisenpitta Spanish: Tororoí de Natterer
O. M. O. Pinto
Alto da Serra, São Paulo, Brazil
SE Brazil in S Minas Gerais, and from W Paraná E to W Rio de Janeiro and S to extreme E Paraguay, NE Argentina (Misiones) and N Rio Grande do Sul.
13·5 cm; two males 31 g and 33 g. Adult has pale buff lores, whitish moustache; upperparts olive-brown, wings browner; primary coverts dark, contrasting ill-defined... read more
Song 2–2·5 seconds long, an evenly paced series of 5–10 (in S) or 8–14 (in... read more
Ground and lower growth in humid and montane forest, mature secondary woodland, and borders; often... read more
Food and feeding
Dietary details not documented. Primarily terrestrial. Performs short hops, punctuated by abrupt stops to cock head sideways while looking... read more
Sings from perch up to 2 m above ground. There is a photograph of a bird at nest near Sao Paulo on early Sept 2016; nest made of sticks. No... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common in most of range. Fairly common in high parts of Serra do Mar State Park, in Brazil. Found also in Serra dos Órgãos, Itatiaia, Serra da... read more
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