French: Barite chauve German: Warzenkopf Spanish: Gimnocéfalo
Other common names: Bristlehead
22–26 cm; 115–150 g. Heavy-bodied passerine with massive hooked bill and short tail, giving top-heavy appearance, and long powerful wings. Male has unfeathered... read more
Calls frequently, with variety of snorts and whistles. Unobtrusive nasal, whining contact call... read more
Forest. Often said to favour peatswamp-forest, but is probably most commonly associated with... read more
Food and feeding
Major food items include katydids (Tettigoniidae), cicadas (Cicadoidea), stick-insects (Phasmida), beetles (Coleoptera), caterpillars (... read more
Few data. Season apparently May–Oct, perhaps depending on rainfall and food availability. Possibly a co-operative breeder, several... read more
No hard information. Foraging flocks wide-ranging, perhaps seasonally influenced.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Uncommon, and not often observed; population size and precise habitat requirements not known. Thought likely to... read more
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