French: Anabate à sourcils fauves German: Ockerbrauen-Blattspäher Spanish: Ticotico cejudo
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
S. r. cabanisi
(Taczanowski, 1875) – Andes of S Ecuador (Cordillera del Cóndor, in Zamora-Chinchipe), Peru (Piura, Cajamarca and S from Amazonas) and W Bolivia (S to Cochabamba).
S. r. oleaginea
(P. L. Sclater, 1884) – Andes from C Bolivia (S from W Santa Cruz) S to NW Argentina (S to La Rioja).
S. r. rufosuperciliata
(Lafresnaye, 1832) – SE Brazil (S Minas Gerais and S Espírito Santo S to Paraná).
S. r. acrita
(Oberholser, 1901) – NC Paraguay and extreme SE Brazil (Santa Catarina, Rio Grande do Sul) S to NE Argentina (Chaco and Misiones S to NE Santa Fe and N Buenos Aires) and Uruguay.
17–18 cm; 22–33 g. Nominate race has tawny-buff eyering contiguous with paler supercilium that extends, broken, posteriorly to nape, hint of supercilium in front... read more
Song a loud, fast, accelerating series, “kuh-kuh-kuh-kihkihkihkikkikkikku”, starting... read more
In Andes, montane evergreen forest and second growth, often with Chusquea bamboo; mostly... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods; tent caterpillars recorded. Forages singly or in pairs, sometimes (Andes) to possibly usually (lowlands) in mixed-species... read more
Eggs in Nov in NW Argentina, nestlings in Nov in SE Brazil and fledgling in Aug in S Peru. Presumably monogamous. Three nest-sites... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common in most of its range; rare in Paraguay and N Peru. Occurs in numerous protected areas, including Ybicuí National Park... read more
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