Schistocichla leucostigma rufifacies
Apaçy, Rio Tapajós, Brazil.
See M. schistaceus. Until recently considered conspecific with M. leucostigma (see below). Differs from latter in its much slower-starting, accelerating song, with generally fewer total notes (3); female with rusty vs grey crown and head sides (3); male paler in colour (1); from M. brunneiceps in its lower-pitched (2) and initially much slower (3) loudsong; and in its greyish vs all-brown crown in female (2); and from M. humaythae in its much higher (3), slower (3), accelerating and descending vs more even loudsong; male with grey vs olive-brown crown (2); female with face and supercilium rusty vs brown (at least 1); legs of both sexes pinker and paler#R (1). Monotypic.
Brazil E of R Madeira, E to Pará (W of R Tocantins) and S to N Rondônia and extreme N Mato Grosso).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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