French: Conophage capucin German: Schwarzkopf-Mückenfresser Spanish: Jejenero encapuchado
Igarapé-Açu, Pará, Brazil
NE Brazil S of R Amazon, from E Pará (E bank of R Tocantins) E to Piauí and W Ceará.
11–14 cm; 1 bird 20·8 g. Male has black head and neck, black continuing to lower breast; white postocular tuft, rich chestnut-brown upperparts; flanks grey,... read more
Song c. 1·5 seconds long, a rapid, slightly musical, ascending series of notes at c. 3... read more
Found in thickets and tangled growth at edge of humid rainforest at W end of range, as in region of... read more
Food and feeding
Small arthropods. Food taken from foliage and leaf litter on or near ground; items captured with short reaches and gleaning.
Little-known. A nest in E Pará virtually complete in mid-Apr: built by both sexes, 29 cm above ground atop some saplings, in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Seems fairly common both in wet forest near Belém and in seasonally dry woodland in NW Ceará; in latter state, fairly easily found in... read more
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