French: Queue-grise des feuilles German: Flügelbindenschlüpfer Spanish: Colagrís norteño
near Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
Subspecies and Distribution
X. m. umbraticus
Wetmore, 1951 – E Panama (Darién), W Colombia (Caribbean lowlands E to R Sinú, and Pacific lowlands) and NW Ecuador (Esmeraldas, NW Pichincha).
X. m. minlosi
Berlepsch, 1886 – Caribbean lowlands of Colombia E to middle Magdalena Valley (NW Santander, W Boyacá).
11–12 cm. Tiny, warbler-like furnariid. Has creamy white supercilium, olive-buff lores, dark grey line behind eye, greyish rest of face; crown blackish, blending to... read more
Song a long, dry, extremely rapid chattering trill on same pitch, increasing in volume, lasts 3... read more
Hilly tropical evergreen forest, also tall second growth; recorded from near sea-level to 900 m.
Food and feeding
Arthropods. Usually in pairs or small groups, sometimes in mixed-species flocks. Forages from mid-storey to canopy, especially in dense... read more
No information. A large stick nest with side entrance, found in E Panama, may have been of this species.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Status not well known; considered rare to locally uncommon, but this may be in part a reflection of the difficulty in detecting this species.... read more
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