French: Anabate flammé German: Streifenbaumspäher Spanish: Trepamusgos flamulado
New Grenada = “Bogotá”, Colombia.
Subspecies and Distribution
T. f. bricenoi
Berlepsch, 1907 – Andes of W Venezuela (Mérida).
T. f. flammulatus
(Eyton, 1849) – Santa Marta Mts (NE Colombia) and Andes of SW Venezuela (Táchira), Colombia (W Andes from Antioquia S to Cauca, C range, E range from Norte de Santander S to Cundinamarca), Ecuador (but on W slope S only locally to Azuay) and extreme N Peru (Piura, Cajamarca).
24–25 cm; 50–62 g. The largest and most strikingly patterned Thripadectes. Nominate race has lores speckled blackish and golden buff, face and crown... read more
Song described as a series of grating notes that start as a stutter, then accelerates and becomes... read more
Montane evergreen forest, especially in or near Chusquea bamboo thickets; mostly 2200... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods, presumably also small vertebrates. Forages usually singly, rarely to occasionally in mixed-species flocks, in dense undergrowth... read more
Presumably monogamous. Two active nests in Sep and Oct in Ecuador, and two more in Jun in N Colombia. Nest excavated in dirt bank, placed... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon in general. Not well known. Occurs in Podocarpus National Park and Pasochoa Forest Reserve, in Ecuador.
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