French: Alapi du Yapacana German: Zweifarb-Ameisenvogel Spanish: Hormiguero del Yapacana
Cerro Yapacana, Amazonas, Venezuela.
13·5 cm; 14–15 g. Male has crown and upperparts dark grey, white interscapular patch; wings and tail blackish-grey, wing-coverts and rectrices narrowly tipped... read more
Loudsong two prolonged (e.g. 0·8–1·5 seconds), harsh, frequency-modulated... read more
Seemingly restricted to understorey and floor of stunted, virtually impenetrable woodland growing... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on insects, including orthopterans (Tettigoniidae, Gryllidae), hemipterans, and lepidopteran larvae (particularly of geometrid moths... read more
Virtually nothing known. At Picua (Venezuela), birds were paired and territorial and responded strongly to tape playback in Jan and Feb,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Orinoco-Negro White-sand Forests EBA. Locally abundant. Habitat requirements appear to be highly specific. In... read more
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