French: Grisin à queue rousse German: Rostschwanz-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Tiluchí colirrufo
SE Brazil in SE Minas Gerais, S Espírito Santo, NE São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
13–14 cm. Male has black crown, long white supercilium, black band through eye; lower side of head white, speckled black; back olive-brown, spotted black, white... read more
Male loudsong a sharp note followed rapidly by long raspy notes on same pitch (e.g. 5 notes, 1... read more
Understorey of bamboo thickets in montane evergreen forest, occasionally in adjoining vine tangles... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on insects, probably also spiders. Closely associated partners, individuals, or family groups forage mostly 0... read more
Presumed resident; possibly some periodic local movements in response to major die-offs of bamboo.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Previously considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Mountains EBA. Locally common in several... read more
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