French: Onoré fascié German: Streifenreiher Spanish: Avetigre oscura
Brazil; Serro do Imbé proposed as type locality
Subspecies and Distribution
T. f. salmoni
P. L. Sclater & Salvin, 1875 – Costa Rica and Panama E to NE Venezuela, and S through Andes to NW Argentina (Jujuy).
T. f. fasciatum
(Such, 1825) – WC & SE Brazil (Mato Grosso; Rio de Janeiro to Rio Grande do Sul) and NE Argentina (Misiones).
T. f. pallescens
Olrog, 1950 – NW Argentina (Salta, Tucumán).
61–71 cm; 850 g. Identified by being marginally smaller than T. lineatum, with shorter tarsi, shorter, more robust, slightly downcurved and generally dark bill... read more
Until recently was considered to be unknown, but since then a loud series of “kwok” notes has been... read more
Occurs in wet premontane forest; generally found along clear-water creeks, streams and fast-flowing... read more
Food and feeding
Very little known. Stomach contents included armoured catfish (Loricariidae) and Odonata, and recently observed stalking frogs and small... read more
A nest in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, had a chick in Nov; nest in tree, made of sticks. Nest is a platform constructed of sticks and lianas... read more
Sedentary. In Andes, regular dispersal, mostly of juveniles, to temperate zone; in Peru, occurs up... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Previously considered Near Threatened; included in original Red Data Book (1978/79), where placed in category Indeterminate, due to... read more
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