Photo © by Jones Stanley Jones
Amazonia Lodge, Atalaya, RÃo Altos Madre de Dios, Madre de Dios Department, Peru
, September 2018
- Thripophaga fusciceps
16â€“18 cm (6Â¼-7 in)
- Light brownish-grey face
- Dark eyeline
- Pale supercilium
- Pale greyish-brown crown
South America: found in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil
There are 3 subspecies:
- Locally in north-eastern Ecuador and north-eastern Peru; south-eastern Peru (Pasco south to Puno)
- East Amazonian Brazil (mouth of Rio Madeira to Rio TapajÃ³s)
- North Bolivia (Beni, eastern La Paz and northern Cochabamba)
Flooded evergreen forests and riverside forests.
Their main diet consists of arthropods. They generally feed in pairs or small groups, though may often be seen in mixed species flocks.
They construct a round nest with two tubular entrances at the bottom.It is formed from twigs and soft plant material.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved November 2018)
 External Links