French: Anabasitte à gouttelettes German: Rostschwingen-Blattspäher Spanish: Subepalo alirrojizo
Other common names:
P. L. Sclater
interior of Colombia = Bogotá
Subspecies and Distribution
P. g. venezuelanus
Phelps, Sr & Phelps, Jr, 1956 – NW Venezuela (Sierra de Perijá, and Andes of SW Táchira).
P. g. guttuliger
(P. L. Sclater, 1864) – Andes of Colombia (all three ranges), Ecuador and Peru (S to Puno).
13–14 cm; 13–17 g. Small furnariid with plumage pattern that recalls that of some Xiphorhynchus woodcreepers. Nominate race has pale buffish or brownish-... read more
Seems to be perhaps the most characteristically silent furnariid. Fast, bouncy, accelerating “tsi-... read more
Montane evergreen forest, mostly at of 2000–2750 m; locally down to 1300 m in Peru.
Food and feeding
Arthropods. Generally forages singly, usually in mixed-species flocks, from understorey to mid-storey. Hops and clambers along branches,... read more
Fledglings in Dec in C Colombia; in Ecuador, fledglings in Sept in NW, Jan–Feb and Sept in NE and Nov in S. Presumably monogamous.... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to locally common. Occurs in a number of protected areas, e.g. La Planada Nature Reserve, in Colombia, and Río Palenque Science Centre, in... read more
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