French: Batara à queue tachetée German: Bolivienameisenwürger Spanish: Batará pizarroso boliviano
Engenho do Capitão Gama, Mato Grosso, Brazil
C & E Bolivia (Beni, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz), immediately adjacent Brazil (extreme W parts of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul) and N Paraguay (Alto Paraguay).
14 cm; 18–20 g. Male has crown black, forehead grey, grey extending deeply into crown; grey upperparts with a few black feathers centrally, white interscapular patch (... read more
Loudsong a series starting slowly and speeding up into rattling trill, rises in frequency and... read more
Understorey and mid-storey of dry semi-deciduous forest with, typically, extensive vine tangles,... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Diet presumably arthropods. Forages in pairs or individually, 1–7 m above ground, progressing by short hops... read more
Almost no information available: egg size, but not coloration, known.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally fairly common throughout its rather small range. Unfortunately, this region lacks large protected areas and has recently come under increased... read more
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