French: Barbacou à couronne rousse German: Rotscheitel-Faulvogel Spanish: Monjilla coronada
Subspecies and Distribution
N. r. rufipectus
Chapman, 1928 – NE Peru.
N. r. ruficapilla
(Tschudi, 1844) – E Peru and W Brazil S of Amazon.
N. r. nattereri
Hellmayr, 1921 – S Amazon Basin in Mato Grosso, N Bolivia and N Brazil (W Pará).
N. r. inundata
Novaes, 1991 – R Tocantins, in E Pará (Brazil).
13·5–14 cm; 14–22 g. Extensive deep chestnut crown patch; entire face, nape and sides of breast cold grey; upperparts from mantle plain dull brown, more... read more
A long series (13–30 notes) of sharp, clear, short, upward-inflected whistles, “fwick!-... read more
Inhabits subcanopy and undergrowth in humid forest edges, terra firme forest, second... read more
Food and feeding
Insects found in 4 stomachs of specimens from Bolivia. No further details documented.
No information; 4 adults collected in Jun in Bolivia, and 3 in Jun and Aug in C Brazil, were not breeding.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Described as rare or uncommon in Peru, but this is probably in part a matter of perception, and in part a question of habitat; thus, records show 19... read more
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