French: Mérulaxe noir German: Braunbauchtapaculo Spanish: Macuquiño negro
#R, Mexico; error = Rio de Janeiro, south-east Brazil
SE Brazil from S Bahia (at least formerly) and Espírito Santo S to E Paraná and E Santa Catarina.
18·5 cm; one male 37·2 g, one female 33 g. Large, dark tapaculo with short crest of stiff narrow feathers standing upright at base of bill and on forecrown.... read more
Song, reportedly only seasonal, begins with series up to 1 minute long of clicks given at slightly... read more
Humid lowland and montane forest, and mature secondary woodland. At 400–1800 m, locally down... read more
Food and feeding
Details of diet not documented. Usually in pairs, members of which forage c. 10–20 m apart, keeping in vocal contact. Hops, walks or... read more
Song recorded mostly in Oct–Feb, but in São Paulo also in late Jul and in Sept; reportedly single-brooded. No other details... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Lowlands EBA. Uncommon to locally fairly common. At... read more
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