French: Grisin à tête rayée German: Rostrücken-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Tiluchí enano
no locality = Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SE Brazil (coastal region from SE Bahia S to Santa Catarina, inland locally in S Minas Gerais, São Paulo and Paraná), E Paraguay (Canindeyú S to Caazapá) and extreme NE Argentina (Misiones).
9–10 cm; 1 individual 6·5 g. Male has crown to upper back streaked black and white; remaining upperparts tawny, mixed with yellow posteriorly, hidden white patch under... read more
Loudsong a long (e.g. 3·8 seconds) dry rattle gaining in intensity at beginning, generally (... read more
Canopy and mid-storey of evergreen forest and second-growth woodland, from sea-level to 1250 m.
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on insects, probably also spiders. Closely associated partners, individuals, or family groups forage mostly from 6... read more
Nest found in Oct in Brazil (above Camaça, in Bahia; details previously unpublished): a small, pendent cup/bag, c. 5 cm deep, 2·5 cm across... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common throughout most of its range. Region inhabited includes several protected parks and reserves, e.g. Itatiaia, Tijuca, Iguaçu, Serra da... read more
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