French: Conirostre à ventre roux German: Weißbrauen-Spitzschnabel Spanish: Conirrostro cejiblanco
P. L. Sclater
Highlands and tree-line on E slope of Andes in C & S Peru (S San Martín, Huánuco, Junín and Cuzco, probably also Puno) and tree-line on E slope of Bolivian Andes (in La Paz, Cochabamba and W Santa Cruz).
12 cm; 11–12 g, Small grey-and-rufous conebill with prominent white eyebrow, and thin, sharply pointed bill. Has crown blackish, bordered by long white supercilium from base... read more
Infrequently heard song, mainly at dawn (in Peru), typically from exposed branch at top of shrub or... read more
Borders of humid and wet stunted forest (to c. 10 m), including Polylepis, and in shrubs... read more
Food and feeding
Small arthropods. Forages alone, in pairs, and sometimes with small mixed-species flocks containing New World warblers (Parulidae), ... read more
Primarily resident. Periodic downslope movements may occur during periods of inclement weather.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common. Occurs in Manu National Park and possibly a few other high-elevation protected areas in Peru and Bolivia. Firewood-cutting,... read more
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