French: Anabate à gouttelettes German: Zimtbrauen-Blattspäher Spanish: Ticotico goteado
P. L. Sclater
near Caracas, Venezuela
Subspecies and Distribution
S. g. guttulata
(P. L. Sclater, 1858) – N Venezuela in C Falcón (Sierra de San Luis) and Coastal Range (Yaracuy, Carabobo E to Distrito Federal, S Aragua).
S. g. pallida
J. T. Zimmer & Phelps, Sr, 1944 – mountains of NE Venezuela (NE Anzoátegui, Sucre, N Monagas).
17–19 cm; 34–38 g. Dark and heavily streaked furnariid with laterally compressed wedge-shaped bill (more so than congeners). Has faint supercilium dull ochra... read more
Song a harsh, accelerating “cjak, cjak, czak czak-zak-zak-zak-za-za-za”, sometimes followed by a... read more
Montane evergreen forest and secondary forest; 900–2100 m.
Food and feeding
Arthropods. Forages singly or in pairs, often in mixed-species flocks; occasionally follows army ants. In understorey, rarely to mid-storey... read more
Presumably monogamous. A nest thought to have been of this species was in cavity in wall, filled with twigs, with entrance at bottom. No... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Caripe-Paria Region EBA and Cordillera de la Costa Central EBA. Uncommon to locally fairly common, and has small... read more
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