French: Piauhau roux German: Rötelkotinga Spanish: Guardabosques rojizo
P. L. Sclater
Playa Vicente, Oaxaca, Mexico
Subspecies and Distribution
L. u. unirufus
P. L. Sclater, 1860 – S Mexico (E from S Veracruz and N Oaxaca) E to N Honduras and E Nicaragua, and S to Panama and W Colombia (E to middle Magdalena Valley and S to Valle).
L. u. castaneotinctus
(E. J. O. Hartert, 1902) – extreme SW Colombia (Cauca) to NW Ecuador (Esmeraldas).
23–24 cm; 69–87 g, mean 82·1 g. Plumage is cinnamon-brown overall, slightly brighter on crown, wings and tail, somewhat paler below, especially on throat;... read more
Utters a single loud, shrill and far-carrying “peer”; also makes two softer, less... read more
Humid forest and mature secondary growth, occasionally adjacent more open areas; up to 1200 m.
Food and feeding
Fruits, and invertebrates. Fruits include, in particular, those of palms and Lauraceae. Invertebrates mainly insects, also spiders; a small... read more
Laying in Mar–Aug in Costa Rica, probably up to two broods; on evidence of moulting dates, breeding season earlier in W Colombia and... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Reasonably common throughout much of its range. Occurs in Alexander Skutch Private Reserve, in Costa Rica, and Darién National Park, in Panama.... read more
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