French: Solitaire masqué German: Maskenklarino Spanish: Solitario carinegro
Tucurrique, Costa Rica.
Costa Rica and W Panama.
16–18·5 cm; 30–33 g. Plumage is slate-grey, slightly paler below, with black forehead and face, black wings with pale-edged flight-feathers, and black tail... read more
Song, by both sexes, a leisurely, drawn-out series of well-separated phrases, with ethereal quality... read more
Wet mountain forests, mainly in dense understorey of shrubs and bamboo, but frequently ascending... read more
Food and feeding
Many kinds of fruit, including berries, palm fruits, and also Witheringia solanacea; also takes insects. Plucks berries and... read more
Apr–Jun in Costa Rica. Nest is a variably sized cup of green moss and liverworts, lined with dark fibrous rootlets and stems of... read more
Sedentary and also partial seasonal altitudinal migrant in Costa Rica, many birds moving lower... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Costa Rica and Panama Highlands EBA. In Costa Rica, considered to be common in less accessible areas and... read more
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