French: Sapayoa à bec large German: Grünbreitrachen Spanish: Sapayoa
Other common names:
E. J. O. Hartert
River Sapayo [= Zapallo Grande], Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Panama (E from Canal Zone) and W Colombia (Pacific coast and E to middle Magdalena Valley) S to extreme NW Ecuador (Esmeraldas, NW Pichincha).
13·5–15 cm; 20·8 g. Dull, tyrannid-like species with broad, flat bill, rictal bristles; tail long for a manakin. Male has yellow crownstripe (usually... read more
Inadequately known; two calls described as a soft, somewhat nasal trill, and slightly louder “chip... read more
Humid forest, in lower and middle strata, often near streams and ravines; to 1100m.
Food and feeding
Small fruits and insects. Food brought to one nest in Panama included katydids (Tettigonidae), lepidopterans and one hymenopteran. ... read more
Active nests in Panama found in Mar–Jul and Sept; birds in breeding condition in Feb–Apr in W Colombia. One nest found, pear-... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Status not well known, largely because species is generally quiet and unobtrusive. Apparently rare to uncommon, and possibly rather... read more
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