French: Grisin à croupion roux German: Rostbürzel-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Tiluchí lomirrufo
P. L. Sclater
“Bogotá” = probably nearby Cundinamarca, Colombia
Subspecies and Distribution
E. c. callinota
(P. L. Sclater, 1855) – Costa Rica (Caribbean slope S from S Alajuela), Panama (Chiriquí and Bocas del Toro to Veraguas, E Darién), Colombia (locally from Santander#R, Antioquia#R, Valle del Cauca and Cundinamarca S to Nariño and W Caquetá), Ecuador (both slopes, on Pacific S to El Oro) and N Peru (Cajamarca, Amazonas).
E. c. venezuelana
(Phelps, Sr & Phelps, Jr, 1954) – NW Venezuela in Sierra de, also Andes in Mérida and Barinas.
E. c. guianensis
(Blake, 1949) – S Guyana and C Suriname; recently recorded in C French Guiana#R.
E. c. peruviana
(Meyer de Schauensee, 1945) – C & SE Peru (S of R Marañón, from San Martín S to Junín, also S Cuzco).
9·5–10·5 cm; 7–8 g. Male has black crown and nape, whitish supercilium, thin dark line through eye; back olive, rump cinnamon-rufous, uppertail-coverts olive-... read more
Loudsong in Colombia a series (e.g. 26 notes, 2·6 seconds) of initially distinct, countable... read more
Canopy and subcanopy (often lower at forest edge) of montane evergreen forest, at 600–2400 m... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on various insects, including lepidopteran larvae, orthopterans, beetles (Coleoptera); also on spiders. Closely... read more
Almost nothing known. Season in Costa Rica probably Mar–May (as for most insectivores), as indicated by Mar record of female carrying... read more
None recorded; presumed resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Seemingly uncommon throughout most of its extensive range; in many regions known only from a handful of specimens and sight records, although this... read more
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