French: Batara de Leach German: Langschwanz-Ameisenwürger Spanish: Batará pintado
Serra do Imbé, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SE Brazil (EC Minas Gerais, S Espírito Santo and SW São Paulo S to N & C Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay (Caaguazú, Alto Paraná, Caazapá, Itapúa), NE Argentina (Misiones), and recently found in NE Cerro Largo, Uruguay#R.
25–26 cm; 58–62 g. Tail long and full. Male is black, with small white spots on crown, nape, upperparts and sides. Female is mostly brownish-black, forehead... read more
Loudsong a long (e.g. 4 seconds), ascending and then descending series of 15–21 evenly spaced... read more
Dense thickets of often bamboo-rich forest, from lowlands to 2150 m. Primarily at higher elevations... read more
Food and feeding
Variety of large insects, particularly orthopterans and large lepidopteran larvae, and other arthropods; also snails and slugs; reported to... read more
Presumed resident throughout its range.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Populations are found in several parks and reserves, including Itatiaia, Aparados da Serra, Serra dos Órgãos, Caraça and Iguaçu National Parks and... read more
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