French: Paruline pied-blanc German: Blassfuß-Waldsänger Spanish: Reinita de Semper
P. L. Sclater, 1876,
St Lucia, in Lesser Antilles; no certain records since 1961.
14·5 cm. Dull parulid with long, deep-based and rather pointed bill. Has dark grey head and upperparts, with paler superciliary, browner wing and tail; whitish below,... read more
Song undescribed. Only documented calls are a soft "tuck-tick-tick-tuck" and a chattering uttered... read more
Lower montane and montane rainforests and elfin woodland with undisturbed understorey.
Food and feeding
Virtually no information. Apparently forages in dense understorey, usually close to ground; possibly largely terrestrial.
No definite information. Thought to nest on or near ground.
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Lesser Antilles EBA. Not certainly recorded since 1961, despite extensive searches. Unconfirmed, but probably... read more
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