French: Synallaxe à gorge argentée German: Grauschwanz-Dickichtschlüpfer Spanish: Pijuí de Cundinamarca
P. L. Sclater, 1874,
Sister-species to S. brachyura#R. Monotypic.
E Andes of Colombia (N Boyacá, Cundinamarca).
17–18 cm. Has greyish-brown face, thin light cinnamon supercilium behind eye; forecrown greyish-brown, hindcrown and hindneck rufous-chestnut, back and uppertail-... read more
Song a fast, accelerating, descending and fading series of chattering notes with “laughing... read more
Montane evergreen forest edge, secondary forest edge, second-growth scrub; dense undergrowth at... read more
Food and feeding
Little known. Usually in pairs; presumably gleans arthropods from foliage and small branches, within 1–2 m of ground.
Nest a large globular mass of sticks c. 50–60 cm high, 30–40 cm in diameter, side entrance with long tube to nest-chamber,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Colombian East Andes EBA. Fairly common to common within small range. Tolerates fair degree of anthropogenic... read more
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