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Photo by Ciro Albano
Photographed: Guaramiranga - Brazil.
Conopophaga cearae



Found locally in northeastern Brazil (Serra de Baturité in Ceará, Pernambuco, and Chapada Diamantina in northern Bahia)


This is a monotypic species.
It was formerly included in Rufous Gnateater.


Forest understory and bushes.


They build a cup-shaped nest in a tree, made of sticks and moss. 2 buff-coloured eggs, oval or slightly conical in shape, are laid.

The diet includes insects.


  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. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2010. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.7). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
  3. SACC baseline read March 2010

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