French: Fourmilier lunulé German: Schwarzschwanz-Ameisenvogel Spanish: Hormiguero lunulado
P. L. Sclater and Salvin
Sarayacu, Loreto, Peru
E Ecuador (Sucumbíos, Orellana, Pastaza, Morona-Santiago) and N & C Peru (W of R Napo and R Ucayali).
13–13·5 cm; 22–26 g. Male is mostly grey, except for white supercilium, anterior ear-coverts, chin and throat; tail blackish-grey. Differs from similar O.... read more
Loudsong a series (e.g. 12 notes, 3·3 seconds) in which unmusical “chip” notes... read more
Understorey of humid evergreen forest, primarily in seasonally flooded várzea and adjacent... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on a variety of arthropods. Recorded prey include crickets (Gryllidae), cockroaches (Blattidae), ant larvae (Formicidae), spiders.... read more
Little known. In Peru (Yarinacocha), fledglings common in late Dec and early Jan, season speculated as approximately Oct–Apr on basis... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Rare to uncommon throughout most of its small range. Occurs in a number of privately protected areas centred on ecotourist lodges and... read more
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