French: Iodopleure brun German: Braunkopf-Zwergbekarde Spanish: Cotinguita oscuro
Extreme SE Venezuela (E Bolívar), the Guianas, and adjacent N Brazil (Roraima, Amapá and also farther S, to Manaus area#R).
11 cm; one male 15·3 g. Small cotingid with relatively long hirundinid-like wings, short tail extending only 5–10 mm beyond tail-coverts, wide bill slightly... read more
Soft trilled notes and high, thin notes, similar to those of I. isabellae.
Canopy and borders of humid forest; to 500 m.
Food and feeding
Insects, taken in flight sallies from treetops; also fruit. No further details.
A nest in French Guiana was being built in Dec–Jan on a horizontal branch in the canopy of a c. 20 m high tree, a few metres below... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Poorly known. Considered uncommon or rare, but probably under-recorded owing to difficulty of observation of small treetop birds in... read more
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