Philydor pyrrhodes Cabanis, 1848.
OTHER COMMON NAMES
French: Anabate flamboyant; German: Zimtbьrzel-Blattspдher; Spanish: Ticotico Acanelado.
Body length is about 6.5 in (16.5–17 cm). Bill is moderately long, slightly downcurved, and pointed. The body is stout, and the tail is long. The sexes are similar. The back, wings, and top of the head are brown, the underparts, tail, rump, and throat are bright cinnamon-brown, and there is a cinnamon stripe over the eye.
A widespread species that occurs in the Guianas, southern Venezuela, southeastern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru, northern Bolivia, and Amazonian Brazil.
Inhabits humid, lowland, tropical forest, including terra firme (or non-flooded) and wetter stands. Tends to occur where palms are abundant. Occurs as high as about 2,300 ft (700 m).
Non-migratory. Occurs singly, or as a breeding pair. Sometimes associates with mixed-species foraging flocks. The song is not known, but is likely a long chatter of notes, similar to other species in its genus.
FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET
A furtive species that forages in dense foliage and thick cover for insects and other invertebrates.
Constructs a nest within a cavity in a tree or snag, but may also dig a nesting burrow in an earthen bank. Both the male and female incubate the eggs and rear the nestlings.
Not threatened. A widespread but uncommon species.
SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS
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