French: Grallaire de Carriker German: Blassschnabel-Ameisenpitta Spanish: Tororoí de Carriker
Schulenberg and M. D. Williams
Cordillera de Colán, south-east of La Peca, 2450 m, Amazonas, Peru
E slope of C Andes of Peru from S Amazonas S to E La Libertad.
19 cm; male 96–124 g, female 97–112 g. Adult has black forecrown, auriculars, lores and malar region, blackish-brown crown and side of head, merging into... read more
Song 3 seconds long, given at intervals of 6–10 seconds, a series of 6 notes with slight... read more
Dense stands of bamboo and adjacent floor and undergrowth of humid montane forest, at 2350–... read more
Food and feeding
Diet includes a variety of arthropods, especially caterpillars and beetles. Nestlings frequently fed earthworms. Foraging behaviour poorly... read more
Nest with young in Oct and juveniles found in Aug, suggesting breeding during drier part of year. Single nest known, a shallow cup made of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened, owing to its small range. Restricted-range species: present in North-east Peruvian Cordilleras EBA.... read more
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