French: Ibijau roux German: Tropfentagschläfer Spanish: Nictibio rufo
Known from scattered localities in E Venezuela#R, E Ecuador and E Peru to N Brazil and the Guianas#R#R; probably occurs throughout lowland Amazonia.
21–25 cm; 46–58 g. Smallest and atypically coloured potoo; overall deep orange-rufous coloration (perhaps paler on throat, undertail-coverts and undertail), with... read more
Song a soft, rapidly descending series of roughly 10–15 notes: “bu-bu-bu-bu-bu-bu...... read more
Occupies understorey and middle storey of primary and well-developed secondary lowland terra... read more
Food and feeding
Consumes flying insects of orders Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera and Neuroptera. Forages like other potoos, with... read more
Three nests known, one from NC Brazil, occupied Sept to Dec, and two from French Guiana, nest with egg in Oct and nest with chick in Feb (i... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Very poorly known; perhaps locally distributed, and probably not common. Range subject to ongoing elucidation, with first records... read more
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