French: Tohi à semi-collier German: Halsband-Buschammer Spanish: Cerquero semiacollarado
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Atlantic montane areas of SE Brazil (E Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo S to NC Paraná and NE Rio Grande do Sul).
15 cm; 22–28 g. A medium-sized and chunky sparrow with relatively thick-based yet longish bill. Male has black head, narrow white supercilium beginning immediately above bill... read more
Song a high-pitched series of three whistles, each whistle descending in frequency, and each lower... read more
Occupies undergrowth and understorey of montane forest, second growth, and overgrown fields and... read more
Food and feeding
No details of diet. Forages on ground, often by scratching in leaf litter. Tends to be found singly, sometimes in pairs or family groups.
Season appears to be in austral spring, Sept–Dec; birds in moult by Feb. Nest a large bulky sphere made from dry grasses, twigs and dry... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally fairly common. Has small but sufficiently extensive range. Apparently, no imminent threats to this species’ habitat or... read more
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