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Rufous-tailed Foliage-gleaner - BirdForum Opus

Photo by Luiz
Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Mato Grosso, Brazil, September 2014
Anabacerthia ruficaudatum

Identification

16–17 cm

  • Dark olive-green upper parts
  • Long yellowish supercilium
  • Chestnut tail

Distribution

South America: found in Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil

Taxonomy

Sometimes placed in the genus Philydor.

Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • A. r. ruficaudata:
  • A. r. flavipecta:

Habitat

Tropical lowland evergreen forests and seasonally flooded forests.

Behaviour

Diet

Their diet consists of a variety of insects, including spiders.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2015)

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