French: Synallaxe d’Itatiaia German: Blasscanastero Spanish: Piscuiz de Itatiaia
Other common names:
#R, Monte Redondo and Retiro de Ramas, Serra do Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Mountains of SE Brazil: Serra do Caraça, Serra do Itatiaia, Serra do Caparaó and Serra dos Órgãos (Minas Gerais, NE São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, S Espírito Santo).
18–19 cm; 10–11 g. Face and malar area are dull brown, some individuals with dull faint eyering; crown, upperparts, wings and tail uniform dark brown; tail long,... read more
Song a fast, jumbled series of musical notes that ends in trill, also described as descending... read more
Semi-humid/humid montane scrub; thickets of bamboo (Chusquea pinifolia), overgrown... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods; fruits (drupes of Rapanea) also occasionally eaten. Usually forages in pairs, or in groups of three, at low levels.... read more
Presumably monogamous. Nest an oval mass of moss, some twigs incorporated around outside, entrance hole high near top and slightly to one... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Mountains EBA. Uncommon to locally fairly common, but range is very small. Common in Itatiaia... read more
Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography. Login or Subscribe to get access to a lot of extra features!