French: Antriade turdoïde German: Drosselbekarde Spanish: Llorón turdino
Other common names:
Thrush-like Schiffornis (when lumped with S. olivacea, S. stenorhyncha, S. aenea and S. veraepacis)
Subspecies and Distribution
S. t. amazonum
(P. L. Sclater, 1861) – Western Brown-winged Mourner – lowlands from SE Colombia and S Venezuela (Amazonas) S to E Ecuador, E Peru and NW & W Brazil (E to R Negro and NW Mato Grosso).
S. t. wallacii
(P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1867) – E Amazonian Brazil S of Amazon (from R Tapajós and lower R Teles Pires E to Maranhão).
S. t. steinbachi
Todd, 1928 – SE Peru and N Bolivia.
S. t. intermedia
O. M. O. Pinto, 1954 – NE Brazil (Paraíba, Pernambuco, Alagoas).
S. t. turdina
(Wied, 1831) – Eastern Brown-winged Mourner – SE Brazil (S Bahia S to Espírito Santo).
15·5–16·5 cm; 39–43 g (nominate), 28·3–34 g (SW Venezuela, amazonum), 22–31·5 g in C Brazil (Mato Grosso and Par... read more
Song, usually given at long intervals, a sequence of normally 2–4 clear, rich musical... read more
Humid forest, very infrequently adjacent tall second growth and drier forest; almost always in... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits and insects, but no detailed information. Forages solitarily, rarely joins mixed-species flocks. Works through forest undergrowth,... read more
Egg-laying in Feb (single record) in E Amazonian Brazil; single birds in breeding condition in Apr in both E Colombia and extreme SW... read more
Almost certainly sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Generally uncommon to fairly common, but unobtrusive; heard far more often than seen. Very large range, estimated at 10,400,000 km... read more
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