French: Alapi cuirassé German: Schmuckbrust-Ameisenvogel Spanish: Hormiguero enmascarado
M. H. C. Lichtenstein
E Brazil in C & SE Bahia, E Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro and NE São Paulo.
14–15 cm. Male has crown black with broad rufous-chestnut feather edges, long white supercilium tinged light buff, black head side to upper throat; upperparts,... read more
Loudsong a countable series of doublets (e.g. 8 doublets, 2·8 seconds), each consisting of... read more
Floor of humid foothill evergreen forest and adjacent tall secondary woodland, at elevations of 700... read more
Food and feeding
Little published. Feeds on insects, probably also spiders. Highly terrestrial. Closely associated partners, individuals, or family groups... read more
Little known. Two nests documented, in Nov and Dec. One nest described as in form of a badly made bowl of plant stems and fibres without... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Lowlands EBA. Uncommon to fairly common throughout its range. This includes several large... read more
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