French: Troglodyte brun German: Peruzaunkönig Spanish: Cucarachero peruano
Maraynioc, Junín, Peru.
See C. olivascens. Monotypic.
Andes of Peru (from Amazonas S to Ayacucho).
15·5–16 cm; 19·6 g. Has upperparts rich chestnut-brown, nape and back less rufescent than crown and rump; many adults have variable amount of white on the... read more
Song, frequently as duet by the sexes, a magnificent series of rich trills and clear whistles, with... read more
Wet montane forest, second growth and forest edge; 1500–3300 m.
Food and feeding
No information on food. Usually feeds on or near ground, rummaging around in vegetation and litter. Frequently in groups, seemingly... read more
Poorly documented. Nest with one newly hatched chick and one egg in Sept in Huánuco; also, fledglings observed in Aug and juveniles... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Quite common in suitable habitat in parts of its range.
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