French: Piprite chaperonné German: Zimtpipritestyrann Spanish: Piprites capirotado
Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
SE Brazil (S Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro S to N Rio Grande do Sul) and extreme NE Argentina (Misiones).
12–12·5 cm; 1 male 15 g. Highly distinctive, with conspicuous whitish on primaries. Male has black crown to nape, contrasting chestnut upperparts; remiges... read more
Calls include single “whééu”, sometimes followed by a series of briefer,... read more
Montane Atlantic Forest, in S parts of range often associated with Araucaria; 900–... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly small fruits, with those of the genera Geonoma (Arecaceae), Rapanea (Myrsinaceae) and Leandra (... read more
Male specimen with greatly enlarged testes in late Sept, and display observed in Sept. No other information.
Apparently resident; some possible altitudinal movements suspected, e.g. in Itatiaia region of... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Mountains EBA. Rare and local, with very sparse distribution; seems never to have been numerous, and habitat... read more
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