French: Grive oreillarde German: Weißohrklarino Spanish: Solitario orejiblanco
E slope of Andes from N Peru S to C Bolivia (Santa Cruz).
22–24 cm; 58 g. Male has large white patch on lower face (submoustachial to ear-coverts) separating black of head from black of underside; nape to uppertail-... read more
Song, from concealed perch, a strange, very high-pitched, ringing, almost nasal “wreeeeeeenh... read more
Middle strata of humid premontane and montane forest and cloudforest, and forest borders; 900... read more
Food and feeding
Berries and other fruits, also seeds and insects. Forages in trees. Sometimes in loose groups; also joins mixed flocks.
Fledglings in Oct in Bolivia and Nov in Peru. No other information.
Sedentary, so far as is known.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common, at least locally, in suitable habitat over much of range. Probably greatly under-recorded owing to highly unobtrusive behaviour;... read more
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