French: Grallaire maillée German: Schuppenameisenpitta Spanish: Ponchito lorigado
P. L. Sclater, 1857,
near Caracas, Venezuela.
c. 10–11 cm; 18·4–24·5 g. Adult has olive forecrown laterally edged black, rufous crown and nape streaked black, buff eyering; upperparts olive-... read more
Recently described: song consists of series of melancholic “shiiiuu” notes, likened to... read more
Lower growth in humid montane forest; sometimes in second growth. At 800–1700 m, mostly above... read more
Food and feeding
Diet includes caterpillars and beetles, but a recent study indicates that principal items taken are small arthropods like crustaceans (... read more
Few data and nest remains undescribed. Season variously stated to be Mar–Nov or Mar–May. Probably monogamous. No other... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Cordillera de la Costa Central EBA. Range 11,300 km2. Considered genuinely... read more
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