French: Fourmilier arlequin German: Rostbrust-Ameisenvogel Spanish: Hormiguero arlequín
Vila Braga, Pará, Brazil
S of R Amazon in Madeira–Tapajós interfluvium, Brazil.
14–15 cm. Large periorbital patch pale greyish-green; small crest. Male has crown dark brownish, crest and nape rufous-chestnut, upperparts, wings and tail olive-brown... read more
Loudsong (e.g. 7 notes, 3·5 seconds) begins with long flat whistle followed by more abrupt... read more
Understorey of humid lowland evergreen forest (terra firme), to 100 m.
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects (particularly orthopterans), spiders and other arthropods, virtually all of which obtained by following army-ant swarms... read more
Little known. Thought to breed late in rainy season (slightly later than R. gymnops occurring E of R Tapajós), with adults... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon. Has relatively tiny range, and considered to be of high sensitivity to human disturbance. Main stronghold lies in the Tapajós National Park... read more
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