French: Grisin à collier German: Brustband-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Tiluchí pectoral
P. L. Sclater
no locality = Bahia, Brazil
NE Brazil locally from NE Maranhão E to Rio Grande do Norte, S to Sergipe and NE Bahia.
11–12 cm. Male has black crown spotted white around edges, long whitish supercilium, blackish lores edged white, narrow black stripe behind eye; upperparts grey,... read more
Loudsong a moderately long (e.g. 2 seconds) complex series that sounds two-parted though pace near-... read more
Recorded from gallery forest and deciduous forest in Maranhão, wooded restinga in... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on insects, including lepidopteran larvae and orthopterans, e.g. katydids (Tettigoniidae); probably also takes... read more
Little known. Two females with well-developed ovaries in late Aug in Bahia, and family party with independent immatures recorded in late... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Has highly fragmented range; currently known from only a few scattered sites, only one of which, the small Itabaiana Reserve, in Sergipe, is formally protected.... read more
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