French: Paruline des rochers German: Fächerwaldsänger Spanish: Reinita roquera
Other common names:
Neotropical Fan-tailed Warbler
Laguna Huetulacán, Veracruz, Mexico
N Mexico (Sonora and Tamaulipas) S to NW Nicaragua.
15 cm; 10–21 g. Has front of head blackish, with conspicuous yellow crown patch, white loral spot and narrow white eye-crescents; rear of ear-coverts, nape and... read more
Song a series of clear, downslurred whistles, rising sharply on penultimate note, can be... read more
Submontane and lower montane evergreen or semi-deciduous forest with undisturbed understorey,... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects and other invertebrates. Forages mainly by gleaning and picking prey from leaves and rocks, on ground and low in... read more
Nest an open cup of dried leaves, grasses and pine needles, hidden on ground, often under leaf litter. No other information.
Mainly sedentary. N populations (those in Sonora and Chihuahua) may move S in winter. Vagrant to SE... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common, but often local. Appears to be rather thinly distributed throughout most of range. No population estimates available.
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