French: Paruline à pattes pâles German: Bergbach-Waldsänger Spanish: Reinita paticlara
Berlepsch and Stolzmann
Idma, Santa Ana, Peru
Subspecies and Distribution
M. s. signata
(Berlepsch & Stolzmann, 1906) – Andes in SC Peru (Junín S to Cuzco and Ayacucho)#R.
M. s. flavovirens
(Todd, 1929) – Andes from S Peru (Cuzco, Puno) S to extreme N Argentina (Jujuy, Salta).
13·5 cm; 12·1–13·4 g. Nominate race has short yellow supercilium, short blackish eyestripe, yellow lower eye-crescent; rest of head and upperparts... read more
Song a long series of fast, high-pitched, jumbled notes, first rising and then dropping in pitch... read more
Humid montane forest and forest edges, especially in dense undergrowth along streams, mainly at... read more
Food and feeding
Probably feeds mainly, if not entirely, on invertebrates. Forages mostly by gleaning at low levels inside understorey, usually less than 2... read more
Juveniles seen in Dec and Feb in C Peru; Colombian specimen possibly of this species was of a male in breeding condition in Jun. No other... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common. No population estimates available. Colombian specimen, if confirmed to be of present species, could have been a vagrant or... read more
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