French: Anabate aux yeux blancs German: Weißaugen-Baumspäher Spanish: Ticotico ojiblanco
Rio Cachoeira, Bahia, Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
A. l. leucophthalmus
(Wied, 1821) – E Brazil (E Bahia).
A. l. sulphurascens
(M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823) – SC & SE Brazil (SE Mato Grosso, S Goiás and S Bahia S to Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay and NE Argentina (Misiones).
19–20 cm; 25–38 g. Rather plain, dark rufescent foliage-gleaner with striking white throat. Nominate race has dark brownish face, faint rufescent shaft streaks on... read more
Song a loud, vigorous, fast series of c. 5 (range 2–8) squeaky, syncopated “ki-dee... read more
Tropical lowland evergreen forest, also tall second growth; from near sea-level to 1000 m, very... read more
Food and feeding
Recorded food items are Coleoptera (including families Erotylidae, Melolonthidae, Chrysomelidae), Formicidae, Orthoptera (Tettigoniidae,... read more
Season presumably during austral spring-summer, based on birds in breeding condition in Rio Grande do Sul (S Brazil); eggs in Oct (Minas... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to common. In Brazil, race sulphurascens common in Augusto Ruschi Biological Reserve and Itatiaia and Iguaçu... read more
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