French: Grisin à bec étroit German: Schieferameisenfänger Spanish: Hormiguerito picofino
Senhor do Bonfim, Bahia, Brazil
E Brazil in interior E Bahia and NE Minas Gerais.
11–12 cm; 1 male 8·2 g. Male is mostly dark grey; blackish-grey on wings and tail, wing-coverts and outer tail feathers tipped white; centre of throat and breast black... read more
Loudsong a countable series (e.g. 19 notes, 8 seconds) of emphatic, evenly paced, downslurred... read more
Understorey and mid-storey of tropical deciduous hill forest, from 250 m to 1050 m. In Jequié-Boa... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on variety of insects, including orthopterans (Tettigoniidae) and adult and larval lepidopterans; probably also on... read more
Little known. Three birds had testes dormant or only slightly enlarged in Oct (Bahia) and Dec (Minas Gerais), indicating that breeding does... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened, and previously, Vulnerable. Restricted-range species: present in Deciduous Forests of Bahia EBA. Uncommon... read more
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