French: Anabate roux German: Ockerstirn-Blattspäher Spanish: Ticotico ocráceo grande
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
P. r. panerythrum
P. L. Sclater, 1862 – highlands of Costa Rica and W Panama (E to W Chiriquí and Bocas del Toro), and C & E Andes of Colombia (Antioquia, Caldas, and W slope from Santander S to Cundinamarca; also Serranía de San Lucas#R).
P. r. columbianum
Cabanis & Heine, 1860 – #RN Venezuela in C Falcón (Sierra de San Luis) and Coastal Range (Yaracuy, and Carabobo E to Miranda).
P. r. cuchiverus
Phelps, Sr & Phelps, Jr, 1949 – Cerro Calentura (N Amazonas) and Cerro El Negro (NW Bolívar), in S Venezuela.
P. r. riveti
Ménégaux & Hellmayr, 1906 – W Andes from Colombia (S from C Chocó) S to NW Ecuador (S to Pichincha, also El Oro).
P. r. bolivianum
Berlepsch, 1907 – foothills of E slope from Ecuador (S from W Napo) S to C Bolivia (S to Chuquisaca).
P. r. chapadense
J. T. Zimmer, 1935 – SW Brazil (Mato Grosso, S Goiás; recorded also in extreme S Tocantins#R).
P. r. rufum
(Vieillot, 1818) – E & SE Brazil (SE Bahia, Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo S to S Mato Grosso do Sul and N Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones, NE Corrientes).
18–19 cm; 25–36 g. The longest-tailed Philydor, and the only one with contrasting forehead and pointed rectrices. Nominate race has ochraceous... read more
Song a fast, accelerating series of staccato, metallic notes, “whi-ki-ki-ki-ke-ke-ke-kuh-kuh... read more
Montane and tropical lowland evergreen forest, and river-edge forest. Mainly humid lower montane... read more
Food and feeding
Recorded dietary items are spiders and their eggs, cockroaches (Blattodea), Orthoptera including katydids (Tettigoniidae) and crickets (... read more
Nestlings in Jun in W Colombia; eggs and nestlings in Nov in NE Argentina. Presumably monogamous. Nest in hole in dirt bank, tree cavity or... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to rare in much of its range, but apparent scarcity perhaps in part an artifact of difficulty in detection; fairly common in SE portion of... read more
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