French: Fournier variable German: Blassfußtöpfer Spanish: Hornero paticlaro
Subspecies and Distribution
F. l. leucopus
Swainson, 1838 – N Brazil (R Negro, R Branco) and SW Guyana.
F. l. tricolor
Giebel, 1868 – E Peru (Amazonas S to Puno) and W Brazil (E to W Pará) S to C Bolivia (Santa Cruz); recorded once in SE Ecuador (Morona-Santiago)#R.
F. l. araguaiae
O. M. O. Pinto & Camargo, 1952 – SC Brazil (R Araguaia and R das Mortes in W Tocantins, E Mato Grosso, possibly also W Goiás).
F. l. assimilis
Cabanis & Heine, 1860 – #RE & S Brazil (Maranhão E to Pernambuco, S to Bahia and Mato Grosso do Sul) and extreme SE Bolivia (SE Santa Cruz).
17–18 cm; 37–43·1 g (nominate), 40·2–49 g (tricolor). Large, richly coloured ovenbird with fairly long and nearly straight bill;... read more
A series of loud, explosive, piercing, staccato notes, decelerates and descends in pitch, lasts 6... read more
Second-growth scrub, pastures/agricultural land; a variety of semi-open habitats with bare soil:... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods and other invertebrates; recorded items are termites (Isoptera), ants, Coleoptera (Curculionidae), lepidopteran larvae, and... read more
Eggs and nestlings in Nov in E Peru. Presumably monogamous. Nest an “adobe oven” 18–21 cm high, length 29 cm, with an... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to very common. Just one record in Ecuador. Occurs in several protected areas, including Tambopata-Candamo Reserved Zone, in... read more
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