French: Bécarde à calotte rousse German: Graunackenbekarde Spanish: Anambé castaño
Jardine and Selby, 1827,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Close to P. cinnamomeus (which see). Five subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
P. c. intermedius
Berlepsch, 1879 – N Venezuela (Falcón and Lara E to Sucre and N Monagas).
P. c. parui
Phelps, Sr & Phelps, Jr, 1949 – base of Cerro Parú, in C Amazonas (S Venezuela).
P. c. saturatus
Chapman, 1914 – SE Venezuela (SE Bolívar), E Colombia (R Dudita and Vaupés S to Meta), E Ecuador, NE & E Peru (Loreto to Madre de Dios), N Brazil (Amazonas, Acre and Rondônia E to Manacapuru and R Purus) and N Bolivia.
P. c. amazonus
J. T. Zimmer, 1936 – N Brazil (both banks of Amazon from E Amazonas and Pará E to R Tocantins and Maranhão).
P. c. castaneus
(Jardine & Selby, 1827) – NE, SE & S Brazil (N Bahia S to SE Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul and N Rio Grande do Sul), SE Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones).
14–14·8 cm; 17·3 g. Nominate race is largely cinnamon-rufous above, crown darker and more chestnut with somewhat scaly appearance (feathers having paler tips); lores... read more
Typical song a series of soft, thin, casual, rather musical whistles, e.g. “teeeuw-teeu-teeu” or “... read more
Borders of dry to humid lowland forest, including both terra firme and várzea,... read more
Food and feeding
Large insects, including caterpillars; occasionally berries. Singly, more often in pairs; generally does not join mixed-species foraging... read more
Birds in breeding condition and juveniles recorded in May in Colombia (Vaupés); nests found in Mar and Jul in Ecuador, and Oct and Feb in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rare to locally common. Occurs in several seemingly disjunct populations; apparently rarer in Ecuador and Colombia than elsewhere, or perhaps often... read more
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