French: Grisin à croupion ocre German: Ockerbürzel-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Tiluchí culipardo
Ipanema, São Paulo, Brazil
SE Brazil from C & SE Bahia, E Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo S to E São Paulo, E Paraná and E Santa Catarina.
12·5–13·5 cm. Male has black crown, long white supercilium, black band through eye; lower side of head white, speckled black; back grey, few central... read more
Male loudsong a short, rich flat note immediately followed by a long, higher-pitched raspy note;... read more
Understorey of dense bamboo thickets and vine tangles in montane evergreen forest, locally also in... read more
Food and feeding
Little published information available. Feeds on variety of insects and spiders; seen taking white egg sac, probably of spider. In one... read more
Almost nothing known. Eggs white, irregularly speckled, blotched and lined with reddish-brown, markings all over or concentrated at larger... read more
Presumed resident; possibly some periodic local movements in response to major die-offs of bamboo.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Mountains EBA. Locally fairly common. Occurs in several... read more
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