French: Grisin du Mato Grosso German: Mato-Grosso-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Hormiguero de Mato Grosso
Minas Gerais; error = Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
C & E Bolivia (Beni, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz), extreme N Paraguay (Alto Paraguay) and SC Brazil (S Mato Grosso, W Mato Grosso do Sul).
16–16·5 cm; 18·5–19·5 g. Male is black, outer scapulars edged white, interscapular patch and hidden patch under scapulars white, wing-coverts edged white at tips... read more
Male loudsong 3 buzzy notes, first one abrupt, second long, third intermediate in length, sometimes... read more
Understorey thickets in gallery forest, tropical deciduous forest and seasonally flooded savanna... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on variety of insects and spiders; stomach contents of single Mato Grosso specimen included spiders, orthopterans (... read more
In a study in the Brazilian Pantanal, laying was mainly in Oct–Nov; nests, found in sites with relatively dense vegetation, where low... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Locally common, particularly in vast areas of Brazilian and Bolivian Pantanal. Only part of Pantanal is formally protected, but... read more
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