French: Fournier à bec clair German: Brauntöpfer Spanish: Hornero castaño
Other common names:
P. L. Sclater and Salvin
Río Ucayali, Peru
Extreme NE Ecuador (Lagartococha), NE Peru, extreme SE Colombia#R and W Brazil, mainly along R Amazon, R Napo and R Ucayali.
15–17 cm; 48–57 g. Adult has dull buff supercilium, dark brownish auriculars with some paler shaft streaks, rich brownish loral and malar areas; crown dull dark... read more
Similar to that of F. leucopus, but series of notes is noticeably faster. Call is a loud,... read more
Flooded tropical evergreen forest, river-edge forest; especially old or middle-aged river islands,... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods and presumably other invertebrates. Solitary or in pairs. Forages while walking. Food items gleaned from ground and shoreline... read more
No modern information; 19th-century report of stick nest placed in riverbank, and clutch of 4 eggs, requires corroboration.
Probably mainly resident, but ephemeral nature of its river-island habitat must force at least... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon throughout most of range; recorded regularly at ExplorNapo Lodge, in Peru, where a sizeable area of habitat remains in good condition. Very... read more
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