French: Alapi écaillé German: Schwarzkehl-Ameisenvogel Spanish: Hormiguero escamoso
Mato Dentro and Ipanema, São Paulo, Brazil
SE Brazil in S Rio de Janeiro, C & E São Paulo, C & E Paraná, E Santa Catarina and NE Rio Grande do Sul; recorded once in Iguaçu National Park#R.
14–15 cm; 16·5–20 g. Male has crown and upperparts dark yellowish-brown, longish grey-tinged white supercilium, black head side to throat; some black intermixed... read more
Loudsong a countable series of doublets (e.g. 7 doublets, 2·1 seconds), similar to that of... read more
Floor of humid lowland and foothill evergreen forest, tall secondary woodland, and locally sandy... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. The ecological counterpart of M. loricatus. Feeds on variety of insects, spiders and other arthropods, and on... read more
Poorly known. Single known nest described simply as being “near ground level”, appears from an accompanying drawing to be an open cup... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Lowlands EBA. Fairly common throughout its range. Region inhabited includes several formally... read more
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