French: Grallaire à ventre fauve German: Weißwangen-Ameisenpitta Spanish: Tororoí ventricanela ecuatoriano
Other common names:
Fulvous-bellied Antpitta (when treated as conspecific with H. dives)
P. L. Sclater
Río Napo, Ecuador
Subspecies and Distribution
H. f. caquetae
Chapman, 1923 – W Caquetá and Putumayo, in SE Colombia.
H. f. fulviventris
(P. L. Sclater, 1858) – E Ecuador and N Peru (S to lower R Cenepa and Iquitos).
14·5 cm; two males 47·5 g and 57 g, one female 43·7 g. Adult has prominent white loral spot and white triangular spot behind eye; crown, nape and side of head dark slaty,... read more
Song 2–3 seconds long, at intervals of 5–10 seconds, an evenly paced series of 4–... read more
Floor and lower parts of very dense undergrowth at forest edge (both várzea and terra... read more
Food and feeding
Dietary details not documented. Usually alone. Walks, runs, or hops with springy bounds over forest floor or on logs.
Song given persistently, even throughout heat of day, from perch within 2 m of ground. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon; rare in Peru. Occurs locally in Cuyabeno Reserve and Yasuní National Park, in Ecuador; recorded at ExplorNapo Lodge, in Peru. Apparently... read more
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