French: Batara de Castelnau German: Flussufer-Ameisenwürger Spanish: Batará de Castelnau
Ménégaux and Hellmayr
Pebas, Loreto, Peru
NE Ecuador and N Peru (locally along R Napo, R Marañón, R Santiago and R Ucayali) E along R Amazon in W Brazil (E to vicinity of mouth of R Negro).
16–17 cm; 30–35 g. Male is black, with white interscapular patch, white tips or edges on scapulars, wing-coverts and bend of wing, sometimes very small white tips... read more
Rapidly accelerating series of evenly pitched, emphatic, complex notes (e.g. 14 notes, 2·2... read more
Understorey and mid-storey of seasonally flooded evergreen forest and tall second-growth woodland... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on various insects and other arthropods; visual observations have identified large and small caterpillars. Pairs or... read more
Presumed resident throughout range.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common throughout most of its narrow, linear distribution. Total population size, like that of most obligate river-island birds, is probably... read more
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