French: Grisin de Bertoni German: Zimtbauch-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Tiluchí colorado
A. W. Bertoni
Puerto Bertoni, Alto Paraná, Paraguay
SE Brazil (extreme SE Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro and C & E São Paulo S to W & C Paraná and NW Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay (Canindeyú, Alto Paraná, Caazapá) and extreme NE Argentina (N Misiones).
12·5–13·5 cm; 1 individual 10 g. Male has black crown, long white supercilium, broad black band through eye; lower side of head white, speckled black;... read more
Male loudsong a short series (e.g. 9 notes, 1·7 seconds) but length variable, introductory... read more
Understorey and mid-storey of bamboo thickets in montane and lowland evergreen forest; at low... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on insects, including lepidopteran larvae and orthopterans; probably also on spiders. Closely associated partners,... read more
In Brazil, nest found in Nov in Rio de Janeiro (Itatiaia) and female carrying food to concealed fledgling in Jan in São Paulo. Single known... read more
Presumed resident; possibly some periodic local movements in response to major die-offs of bamboo.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Lowlands EBA. Fairly common throughout much of its range. Region within which it occurs contains... read more
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