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Caatinga Antwren

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MalePhoto by Francisco PaludoAraripe, CE, Brazil, July 2017
Male
Photo by Francisco Paludo
Araripe, CE, Brazil, July 2017
Herpsilochmus sellowi

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[edit] Identification

10·5–11·5 cm (4-4½ in)

Female

  • Yellowish-buff tinged underparts
  • Paler crown

[edit] Similar Species

Bahia Antwren

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in caatinga of north-central and eastern Brazil.

[edit] Taxonomy

FemalePhoto by Francisco PaludoAraripe, CE, Brazil, July 2017
Female
Photo by Francisco Paludo
Araripe, CE, Brazil, July 2017

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Caatinga habitat, dry forests and savanna.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

There is little detailed information available. Their main diet consists of insects such as katydids and some larvae.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Arthur Grosset
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved August 2017)

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