French: Grisin du Brésil German: Rio-de-Janeiro-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Hormiguero brasileño
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SE Brazil (SE Bahia, E Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro).
13–14 cm. Male is dark grey above, somewhat paler below, white interscapular patch, concealed white patch under anterior scapulars; wings tinged brown, coverts... read more
Male loudsong 2–4 rapidly delivered, abrupt, barely audible notes followed by longer (e.g. 0... read more
Understorey and mid-storey of dense evergreen second-growth thickets and forest edge, to 950 m.... read more
Food and feeding
Almost nothing published. Feeds on variety of insects, including lepidopteran larvae and orthopterans; probably also on spiders. Closely... read more
Almost nothing known. Territory sometimes apparently no more than 100–150 m in diameter. Eggs light brown, covered almost completely... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Lowlands EBA. Generally rare to uncommon over whole of its... read more
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