French: Myrmidon à ventre brun German: Braunbauch-Ameisenschlüpfer Spanish: Hormiguerito ventripardo
P. L. Sclater and Salvin
E Venezuela (Bolívar E of R Caroní), the Guianas and NE Amazonian Brazil (E of R Branco and lower R Negro, N of R Amazon).
9·5–10·5 cm; 7·5–9·5 g. Male is olive-brown above, wing-coverts darker with small white (sometimes pink-tinged) tips; throat black, spotted white; head side,... read more
Loudsong a very rapid, high-pitched, musical trill of abrupt notes initially ascending sharply in... read more
Understorey of lowland and foothill evergreen forest (terra firme), to 1000 m, mostly... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on variety of insects and arachnids; stomach contents of Surinam specimens included beetles (Coleoptera),... read more
Not well known. Nests in French Guiana in Feb–Mar, Jun and Aug–Dec; in Brazil (near Manaus), nest found in May and young... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common throughout its range. The region occupied by this species contains a number of protected areas, examples of which are Imataca Forest... read more
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