Family Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Least Concern

Para Foliage-gleaner (Automolus paraensis)


Taxonomy

French: Anabate du Para German: Dunkelbaumspäher Spanish: Ticotico de Pará
Taxonomy:

Automolus sclateri paraensis

E. J. O. Hartert

, 1902,

Benevides, near Belém, Brazil

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Until recently considered conspecific with A. infuscatus, but differs in its black-streaked olive vs dull rufous crown (2) and very distinct song#R, being a short series of 4–10 well-spaced raspy notes all at same pitch vs a liquid descending rattle, hence with much longer note length (3) and much slower pace (3). Monotypic.

Distribution:

NC Brazil (from right bank of R Madeira E to Maranhão, S to Rondônia and N Mato Grosso).

Descriptive notes

18–19 cm; 32–41 g. Morphologically very similar to other members of the A. infuscatus species complex (see Taxonomy). Compared to latter, adult tends to have crown... read more

Voice

Song differs from all other members of A. infuscatus in being much slower, typically of 4–... read more

Habitat

Tropical lowland evergreen forest, mainly terra firme and transitional forest, locally in... read more

Food and feeding

No known differences from A. infuscatus. Diet primarily Orthoptera, Coleoptera, spiders; Heteroptera, Lepidoptera larvae and pupae... read more

Breeding

In breeding condition in Rondônia in Feb and Jun, and in Pará in Jan, with eggs in last-named state in mid Feb. Nest a broad, shallow cup... read more

Movements

Resident.

Status and conservation

Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Common to fairly common in most of its range. Occurs in numerous protected areas, e.g. Pau‑Rosa National Forest (Amazonas),... read more

Recommended citation

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N. & Kirwan, G.M. (2019). Para Foliage-gleaner (Automolus paraensis). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/1343651 on 19 June 2019).