French: Batara capucin German: Kapuzenameisenwürger Spanish: Batará negruzco
P. L. Sclater
David, Chiriquí, Panama
Pacific slope in Costa Rica (except extreme NW) and W Panama (Chiriquí, S Veraguas, Los Santos).
16 cm; 26–27 g. Male is black, except for white interscapular patch, small white dots on wing-coverts, white tips on outer tail feathers, dark grey posterior underparts... read more
Loudsong a moderately long (e.g. 18 notes, 2·5 seconds) series of abrupt, dry notes,... read more
Understorey and mid-storey of evergreen forest, transitional semi-deciduous forest, taller second-... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on variety of insects, particularly orthopterans such as crickets (Gryllidae), grasshoppers and katydids (Ensifera... read more
Feb–Sept in Costa Rica. Nest a roomy open cup of fine, dark rootlets and other filamentous fibres, bound with cobweb to its supports... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in South Central American Pacific Slope EBA. Locally common within its tiny range. Occurs in a number of parks and... read more
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