French: Queue-grise d’Équateur German: Roststirnschlüpfer Spanish: Colagrís sureño
Taczanowski and Berlepsch
Mapoto, 7000 feet [c. 2130 m], Ambato, Tungurahua, Ecuador
Andes of Ecuador (E slope S from W Napo) S to N Peru (Cajamarca, San Martín).
11–12 cm; 11–15 g. Tiny, warbler-like furnariid. Has yellowish-white supercilium narrowing and disappearing in front of eye, lores grizzled buff and greyish,... read more
Song a dry trill, almost insect-like, c. 5 seconds long; call a dry “tsit”.
Montane evergreen forest, usually tall and epiphyte-laden; 1030–1700 m, occasionally to... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods. Forages singly or in pairs, usually in mixed-species flocks, in canopy. Gleans food items from leaves and their bases, and from... read more
No published information. Nest-building reported in Jan in Ecuador. One hitherto unpublished record of a nest in Peru, a large structure c... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Ecuador-Peru East Andes EBA. Rare to locally uncommon; as a canopy species... read more
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