French: Tête-de-feu pelucheux German: Orangestirn-Bündelnister Spanish: Coronafelpa
P. L. Sclater and Salvin
Sarayacu, Río Ucayali, Loreto, Peru
SE Colombia (Putumayo, Amazonas), E Ecuador, E Peru, W Brazil (E to lower R Juruá and upper R Purus, S to Acre), and NE Bolivia (NE Beni).
11 cm; 10–12 g. Diminutive furnariid, the only one with yellow and greenish plumage and yellow-orange legs. Has greenish-yellow supercilium behind eye, becoming yellow... read more
Song a slightly descending series of 3–5 evenly spaced, high, thin notes, lasts 1·5–2·5... read more
River-edge forest, old and middle-aged river islands, tall second growth, and edges of clearings in... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly arthropods; recorded once as feeding on fruit, and once observed to feed at flowers (not known if for nectar or for insects). Occurs... read more
Nest-building observed in Jan in Ecuador. Nest c. 50 cm in diameter, a mass of sticks, some c. 25 cm long, with side entrance, placed 4... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally uncommon but locally common. Occurs in several protected areas, including Cuyabeno Reserve, in Ecuador, and Manu National Park and... read more
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