French: Grisin de Deville German: Weißbauch-Ameisenfänger Spanish: Tiluchí estriado occidental
Ménégaux and Hellmayr
north-east Peru; error = Cuzco, south-east Peru
Subspecies and Distribution
D. d. devillei
(Ménégaux & Hellmayr, 1906) – SC Colombia (W Meta#R, Nariño, W Putumayo), NE Ecuador (Napo), SE Peru (Ucayali, E Cuzco, Madre de Dios), SW Amazonian Brazil (W of R Madeira in W Amazonas and Acre) and NW & C Bolivia (Pando, La Paz, Cochabamba).
D. d. subochracea
Chapman, 1921 – SC Amazonian Brazil (E of R Madeira and R Mamoré in E Amazonas, Rondônia, W & N Mato Grosso and W Pará) and NE Bolivia (NE Santa Cruz).
13–14 cm; 10–12 g. Male has crown and anterior upperparts black, streaked white, white interscapular patch, rump deep rufous; wings black, flight-feathers edged... read more
Male loudsong a moderately long series (e.g. 17 notes, 3 seconds), 2 weak introductory notes... read more
Understorey and mid-storey of thickets of Guadua bamboo in lowland and foothill evergreen... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on various insects, particularly lepidopteran larvae; probably also on spiders. Closely associated pair-members, individuals, or... read more
Little known. Female seen to enter apparently domed nest in bamboo; in Brazil, territory size at Cachoeira Nazaré (Rondônia) estimated at 0... read more
None recorded; presumed resident.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Locally fairly common within its patchy range. Nominate race fairly common to common in some large protected areas in S portion of range, e.g. Manu... read more
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