French: Grisin de Dugand German: Marañónameisenfänger Spanish: Tiluchí de Dugand
Herpsilochmus sticturus dugandi
Meyer de Schauensee
Belén, 600 feet [c. 180 m], Caquetá, Colombia
Extreme S & SE Colombia (base of Andes in SW Caquetá and W Putumayo, and Leticia area in SE Amazonas), E Ecuador and NE Peru (N of R Marañón and R Amazon).
10·5–11·5 cm; 9·3–11·3 g. Male has black crown and nape, long pale grey to white supercilium, black loral stripe and postocular stripe; dark grey upperparts... read more
Loudsong an accelerating series of short notes, notes becoming more abrupt, like that of H.... read more
Canopy and subcanopy of humid, lowland evergreen forest, at 100–600 m, mostly below 450m.... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on insects, including lepidopteran larvae, orthopterans (Tettigoniidae) and preying mantises (Mantidae); probably... read more
Nest found in Jul in Peru (near Quebrada Sucusari; details previously unpublished): a small pendent cup or bag, exterior constructed from... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to fairly common over much of its range; until recently considered rare, but now known to have been previously overlooked in many areas.... read more
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