French: Iodopleure d’Isabelle German: Weißbrauen-Zwergbekarde Spanish: Cotinguita cejiblanco
San Carlos, Río Negro, south Venezuela.
Subspecies and Distribution
I. i. isabellae
Parzudaki, 1847 – W Amazon Basin and upper R Orinoco drainage in S Venezuela, SE Colombia, E Ecuador, E Peru, extreme N Bolivia (Pando), and Brazil (E to W Pará).
I. i. paraensis
Todd, 1950 – E Amazon Basin in Brazil (E Pará E from R Tocantins, NW Maranhão, S to N Goiás).
11–12 cm; 19·8–20·2 g. Small cotingid with relatively long hirundinid-like wings, short tail extending only 5–10 mm beyond tail-coverts, wide... read more
Variety of mostly weak, high-pitched notes, mostly trilled or tittering, e.g. “tre-e-ed... read more
Canopy and borders of humid forest and secondary woodland; mostly below 500 m, in small numbers up... read more
Food and feeding
Insects, taken in flight sallies from treetops; also much fruit, including mistletoe berries (Loranthaceae), usually taken during brief... read more
One nest and records of dependent juveniles indicate laying in Sept–Dec in E Brazil (Belém area). Only nest found was a minute... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally uncommon, but probably under-recorded owing to difficulty of observation of small treetop birds in areas of unbroken forest. Occurs in... read more
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