French: Tohi de Tocuyo German: Tocuyoammer Spanish: Cerquero de El Tocuyo
Tocuyo, Lara, Venezuela
NE Colombia (Guajira Peninsula) and NW Venezuela (N Zulia, Falcón and Lara).
13–14 cm. A relatively small sparrow with long tail and medium-sized bill. Largely olive above, off white below, with greyish head striped with black. Has grey head,... read more
Song, from partially hidden perch 1–4 m up, most often at dawn, variable, tends to break out... read more
Thickets and shrubby sites adjacent to arid dry forest in tropical zone; general preference for... read more
Food and feeding
Little known. Tends to forage on or near ground, singly and in pairs. Very inconspicuous and difficult to see.
Nest a domed structure with side entrance, built from leaves, rootlets and twigs, lined with fine rootlets, placed usually on ground under... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Caribbean Colombia and Venezuela EBA. Uncommon to fairly common, and local. Despite the fact that this species... read more
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