French: Myrmidon de Sclater German: Gelbstreifen-Ameisenschlüpfer Spanish: Hormiguerito de Sclater
Boim, Rio Tapajós, Pará, Brazil
E Peru (S of R Amazon, E of R Ucayali), S Amazonian Brazil (E to lower R Xingu and S to N Mato Grosso) and NW & NE Bolivia (Pando, N La Paz, NE Santa Cruz).
8–8·5 cm; 8–10 g. Male is black above, crown streaked light yellow, upperparts streaked whitish, light yellow interscapular patch, two prominent white wingbars,... read more
Loudsong a long, somewhat mournful note slowly repeated (e.g. 5 notes, 3·8 seconds) at even... read more
Canopy of lowland evergreen forest (terra firme, várzea, transitional), to 550 m... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on various insects, including lepidopteran larvae and katydids (Tettigoniidae); probably also spiders. Usually... read more
Little known. In Bolivia (Pando), pair observed feeding two recently fledged young on 18 Jun, and other family groups of 3–4 birds... read more
None recorded; presumed resident throughout range.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common throughout its rather extensive range, which includes several large protected areas. Examples of these are Tambopata-Candamo Reserved... read more
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