French: Granatelle de Pelzeln German: Weißflanken-Sängerkardinal Spanish: Reinita pechirroja común
P. L. Sclater
Destaramento de Ribeirão, Rio Madeira, Brazil
Extreme E Colombia, S & SE Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, C & E Amazonian Brazil and extreme N Bolivia.
12–12·5 cm; 10–12·5 g. Long tail frequently cocked and fanned. Male has black head, white supercilium behind eye; upperparts and upperwing blue-grey, tail black; throat white... read more
Song a series of 5–6 clear, sweet notes on one pitch, transcribed as “sweet, sweet,... read more
Tropical rainforest and forest edge, drier deciduous forest and well-developed second growth, often... read more
Food and feeding
Probably feeds mostly, if not entirely, on insects and other invertebrates. Forages mainly at middle to high levels, in canopy and in dense... read more
A male in breeding condition was collected in Jan and moulting juvenile recorded in early May. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Generally uncommon throughout much of range; locally fairly common in Venezuela. Only recently discovered (Jan 2012) in easternmost... read more
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