French: Batara des fourrés German: Buschameisenwürger Spanish: Batará arbustero
Marabitanas, Amazonas, Brazil.
15–16 cm; 29–32 g. Lower mandible upturned; white interscapular patch. Male is entirely black. Female is sooty black, with rufous on breast, side and central... read more
Loudsong a countable (e.g. rate of 9 notes in 5 seconds) series of short, slightly upslurred... read more
Understorey of lowland evergreen forest and adjacent second growth, to 750 m. Occurs in both ... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Assumed to feed on various insects, perhaps also other arthropods. Most witnessed prey captures have involved items too... read more
A nest found in Sept 2011 in the buffer zone of Manu National Park, Peru, contained a single egg that was being incubated by the male; nest... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). A low-density species that is not well known; considered rare to locally uncommon throughout its range. Its secretive nature, coupled... read more
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