IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Biology

Inhabits dense vegetation along margins of rivers and floodplain lagoons (Ref. 7248). Often found in lagoons and backwaters in shallow water just underneath the surface vegetation (Ref. 13337). Feeds on aquatic insect larvae including a large component of Chironomidae (Ref. 13337).

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