French: Myrmidon unicolore German: Paranáameisenschlüpfer Spanish: Hormiguerito unicolor
no locality = Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Coastal SE Brazil (N Rio de Janeiro S to N Rio Grande do Sul).
9–10 cm; 6·5–8·5 g. Male is grey, paler below; base of throat feathers black, tips grey. Female is olive-brown above, slightly greyer on crown and nape, uppertail... read more
Loudsong a series of simple, slightly downslurred notes on approximately same pitch (c. 4 kHz... read more
Understorey and mid-storey of lowland evergreen forest and mature second-growth woodland; locally (... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on small insects, including orthopterans (Tettigoniidae) and lepidopteran adults (moths) and larvae, also spiders.... read more
Three nests found in Nov in São Paulo; juvenile-plumaged males seen in close company of adults in late Oct in Santa Catarina. Nest a cup,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened, and previously, Vulnerable. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Lowlands EBA. Uncommon,... read more
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