French: Aulia cendré German: Tropfenflügelbekarde Spanish: Plañidera cenicienta
La Guyane = Cayenne
Entire Amazon–Orinoco Basin, including SE Colombia, S & E Venezuela (N to SE Sucre), the Guianas, E Ecuador, E Peru, N Bolivia and Amazonian Brazil; isolated population in SE Bahia and N Espírito Santo, in coastal E Brazil.
20–21 cm; 41–51 g. Dark eyes with narrow orange eyering, dark bill, grey legs; rounded head and bill yielding appearance somewhat like that of a dove (Columbidae... read more
Far-carrying, ventriloquial insect-like song a series of 10–15 very high-pitched, thin,... read more
Humid terra firme and igapó flooded forests, especially on sloping terrain or... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods, e.g. lepidopterans, dipterans; also fruit. Usually alone, sometimes in mixed-species flocks, usually in understorey or mid-... read more
Gonads enlarged Sept–Nov in Peru and Bolivia; nest Sept in SE Peru, bulky cup made of dry leaves, constructed among the branches of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Rare to locally fairly common. Fairly common in sandy-belt forest and savanna woodland in SE Colombia, e.g. around Puerto Inírida. Conservation... read more
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