Rhinomyias albigularis — Overview

White-throated Jungle Flycatcher learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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Biology

This small bird forages in the understorey and lower levels of the forest, usually below 10 metres from the ground and often along forest edges, looking for invertebrates on which to feed, such as beetles, caterpillars and spiders (3) (4). Very little is known about the reproductive biology of the white-throated jungle-flycatcher, but the breeding season is thought to last at least from March to May. A nest with two partially-incubated eggs was found in late March, a fledgling male was collected in mid-April, four specimens with enlarged gonads were also recorded in April and two males collected in May were labelled as 'breeding'. A family party consisting of one adult and two juveniles was also observed in August (4). Nests appear to be cup-shaped structures made from moss, plant fibres and rootlets, placed in the cavity of an old tree, several metres from the ground (3).

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