French: Bécarde unicolore German: Einfarbbekarde Spanish: Anambé unicolor
P. L. Sclater
Pallatanga, Chimborazo, Ecuador
Subspecies and Distribution
P. h. homochrous
P. L. Sclater, 1859 – C & E Panama, W Colombia (Pacific slope of W Andes S to S Chocó at lower R San Juan), W Ecuador (S to W Loja) and NW Peru (Tumbes, N Piura).
P. h. quimarinus
(Meyer de Schauensee, 1950) – NW Colombia (Sinú Valley of Bolívar E to S Magdalena and E Antioquia).
P. h. canescens
(Chapman, 1912) – NE Colombia (NE Bolívar, N Magdalena) and NW Venezuela (base of Sierra de Perijá and both sides of L Maracaibo).
16·5 cm; 35 g. Male is mostly dark slaty grey, crown more blackish, rump slightly paler than back; wings and tail. remiges with very narrow, almost indistinguishable, paler... read more
Typical song a rather variable, loud, sharp, and sputtering or chattering “stet-ee-ee-teet-tsit-... read more
Canopy and borders of various types of humid to dry and deciduous forest, adjacent clearings with... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and fruit. Usually in pairs, sometimes singly; sometimes joins mixed-species flocks. Forages at mid-levels to subcanopy at forest... read more
In SW Ecuador, where many nests found in Feb–Mar, nests were in large trees (mostly Prosopis juliflora and Ceiba... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to common. In Panama, more common in E than in areas farther W. Fairly common, and seen daily, in Northwest Peru Biosphere... read more
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