French: Bécarde cannelle German: Zimtbekarde Spanish: Anambé canelo
Lion Hill, Panama
Subspecies and Distribution
P. c. fulvidior
Griscom, 1932 – SE Mexico (SE Veracruz and NE Oaxaca E to N Tabasco and Chiapas), N Guatemala, C & S Belize, N Honduras and N & E Nicaragua S to W Panama (W Chiriquí, W Bocas del Toro).
P. c. cinnamomeus
Lawrence, 1861 – E Panama (Cerro Azul/Jefe, Bayano Valley, and Darién), NW & W Colombia (S to N Tolima and S Antioquia, E to upper Sinú Valley, and E of Andes from Catatumbo S to W Meta) and W Ecuador (S to NW Azuay and El Oro).
P. c. magdalenae
Chapman, 1914 – N Colombia (lower Magdalena Valley and N Sucre, and E from lower Sinú Valley) and W Venezuela (Zulia, NW Táchira, W Mérida).
P. c. badius
Phelps, Sr & Phelps, Jr, 1955 – W Venezuela (E slope of Andes in S Táchira).
14–15 cm; 17–22 g. Plumage is mostly uniform rufous or chestnut-rufous to rufous-tawny above, slightly darker on crown and with narrow pale buff supraloral, dusky... read more
Typical song a somewhat plaintive, reedy, usually fast or nearly trilled series of musical notes, e... read more
Edges and sometimes canopy of humid and evergreen forests, secondary-woodland borders, clearings... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, including beetles (Coleoptera), katydids (Tettigoniidae), homopterans, ants (Hymenoptera), caterpillars; also spiders; also... read more
Mar–Jul in Costa Rica; nest-building observed in early Mar (Buenaventura) and Apr–May (NW Santander) and birds in breeding... read more
Populations of race fulvidior in Mexico may be at least partially migratory, with apparent... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to common. Nominate race possibly extends slightly farther S in Ecuador; single record from Loja (also one farther W, at Guayaquil)... read more
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