French: Grisin rouilleux German: Rostbauch-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Tiluchí herrumbroso
vicinity of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SE Brazil from SE Bahia S to NE Santa Catarina, extending inland to EC Minas Gerais and W São Paulo.
12–13 cm; 9·5–11·5 g. Male has black crown, long white supercilium, broad black band through eye; lower side of head white, speckled black; upperparts reddish... read more
Male loudsong 2 rich notes with little space between, first note shorter, downslurred, more intense... read more
Understorey and mid-storey of bamboo thickets in evergreen forest, from sea-level to 1250 m,... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on various insects, including lepidopteran larvae and orthopterans; probably also on spiders. Closely associated... read more
Little known. Season Oct–Feb, based on observations of food-carrying adults, young following adults, and single described nest under... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common throughout much of its range. Range includes several large protected areas, e.g. Serra da Bocaína, Serra dos Órgãos and Itatiaia National... read more
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