French: Fourmilier à poitrine blanche German: Weißbrust-Ameisenvogel Spanish: Hormiguero pechiblanco
Borba, Amazonas, Brazil
C Amazonian Brazil, from E bank of lower R Madeira S through Rondônia to W Mato Grosso.
14–15 cm; 28–34 g. Large periorbital patch pale greenish-yellow; fairly prominent crest. Male has forehead to nape black, upperparts, wings and tail olive-brown,... read more
Loudsong (e.g. 12 notes, 4·8 seconds) begins with long, slurred whistle, followed by 6... read more
Understorey of humid lowland evergreen forest, to 300 m. Primarily in terra firme forest,... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on variety of insects and other arthropods, virtually all obtained by following army-ant swarms and seizing prey flushed by them.... read more
Little known. Breeding thought to occur well into rainy season, with fledging from Feb onwards; young recently out of nest hand-caught at... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Formerly considered Near-threatened. Poorly known; locally fairly common. Occupies a very small range and, as other members of genus, is considered... read more
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