French: Synallaxe grimpeur German: Olivrücken-Baumschlüpfer Spanish: Curutié cariestriado
P. L. Sclater, 1859,
Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador.
See C. baroni. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
C. a. antisiensis
(P. L. Sclater, 1859) – Andes of SW Ecuador (N Azuay, El Oro, Loja).
C. a. palamblae
(Chapman, 1923) – Andes of N Peru (S Tumbes#R, Piura and Cajamarca S to Lima).
14–15 cm; 14–19 g. Rather typical Cranioleuca without distinctive features. Nominate race has whitish supercilium, broad dark brown postocular stripe;... read more
Song a loud, descending and fading series of sharp notes, lasting 1–1·5 seconds,... read more
Montane evergreen forest; humid to semi-humid montane forest and second growth, also hedgerows in... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods. Forages singly, in pairs, or in small groups, regularly with mixed-species flocks, from canopy to mid-storey. Hitches along... read more
Fledglings in Aug in Ecuador. Presumably monogamous. Nest a globular mass of mainly moss, suspended from a branch. No further information. read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common. Tolerates moderate anthropogenic habitat disturbance.
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