French: Grallaire des Santa Marta German: Ockerkehl-Ameisenpitta Spanish: Tororoí de Santa Marta
J. A. Allen
El Líbano, 7000 feet [c. 2130 m], Santa Marta Mountains, Colombia
N Colombia in Santa Marta Mts.
18 cm; one unsexed bird 62·0 g. Adult has dull greyish-olive crown, whitish loral spot, brown ear-coverts and region below eye with whitish shaft streaks, grey side of... read more
Song 0·8–1 second long, given at intervals of 6–11 seconds, 2 similar whistles,... read more
Floor and lower understorey of humid montane forest, mature secondary woodland, and tangled borders... read more
Food and feeding
Details of diet not recorded. Hops on the ground, occasionally perching on low horizontal branches. Seemingly less shy than congeners,... read more
Specimen in breeding condition in Sept; pin-feathered juvenile accompanying adult in Jul; immature collected in May. No other information. read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Previously considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Santa Marta Mountains EBA. Common within its small range. Nevertheless, owing to... read more
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