French: Fourmilier à face pâle German: Weißstirn-Ameisenvogel Spanish: Hormiguero de Skutch
Other common names:
Borba, Amazonas, Brazil
SC Amazonian Brazil from E bank of middle/lower R Madeira (S to E bank of R Roosevelt#R) E to W bank of middle/lower R Tapajós (S to E bank of lower R Aripuanã).
16·5–17·5 cm; 50 g. Both sexes have elongated white feathers on forehead and lores; crown dark rufous, patch of stiff black feathers above eye, post-ocular area whitish... read more
Loudsong a brief series (e.g. 3 notes, 3·2 seconds) of long, slightly downslurred whistles,... read more
Understorey of humid lowland evergreen forest (terra firme), to 150 m. Territories near... read more
Food and feeding
Not well known. Feeds on arthropods, probably also small lizards, almost all of which obtained when flushed by swarms of army ants. Pair-... read more
Virtually unknown. Nearly grown juvenile accompanied pair of adults at ant swarm on 12th Apr, indicating nesting in middle of rainy season... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Status not well known; appears to be uncommon to rare within its small total range. Considered highly sensitive to human disturbance. Principal... read more
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