French: Alapi de Goeldi German: Goeldiameisenvogel Spanish: Hormiguero de Goeldi
Bom Lugar and Porto Alegre, Amazonas, Brazil
SW Amazonian Brazil (S Acre and adjacent SW Amazonas), SE Peru (S Ucayali, E Cuzco, Madre de Dios) and NW Bolivia (Pando, N La Paz).
17 cm; 42 g. Interscapular patch white; bare periorbital area narrow, bluish-grey. Male has black plumage; iris red. Female has anterior crown, lores and side of head... read more
Loudsong a series (e.g. 12 notes, 3·4 seconds) beginning with 3 soft, rapidly delivered... read more
Understorey and floor of evergreen forest (várzea, transitional) and river-edge forest,... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on insects, probably also other arthropods, including spiders. Closely associated pair-members, individuals, or... read more
Aug–Nov in SE Peru; male carrying nesting material on 11th Dec in Brazil. Nest a cup of dried leaves and twigs c. 18 cm in diameter,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in South-east Peruvian Lowlands EBA. Fairly common throughout its range. Range encompasses some large protected... read more
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