French: Cacholote roux German: Zimtcachalote Spanish: Cacholote de caatinga
Malhada, Rio São Francisco, Bahia, Brazil
E Brazil (E Maranhão, Ceará, Paraíba and Pernambuco S to C Minas Gerais).
26 cm. Large, crested furnariid. Plumage is rather uniform bright reddish-rufous, paler and brighter below; crest feathers tipped and edged greyish, remiges tipped fuscous;... read more
Song usually given as duet that lasts c. 7 seconds, presumed male 4–10 evenly spaced notes... read more
Tropical deciduous forest; caatinga woodland and scrub, especially where overgrazed;... read more
Food and feeding
Recorded dietary items are Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, and vegetable matter. Usually in pairs. Mostly terrestrial; evidently gleans, probes... read more
Season not documented. Probably mainly monogamous, but some breeding units seem to contain 3–4 individuals in adult plumage, all of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common, especially where caatinga severely degraded or overgrazed. Density often rather high; pairs typically separated from nearest... read more
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