BLACK-CAPPED FOLIAGE-GLEANER Philydor atricapillum ATLANTIC FOREST
More secretive than its close relatives but definitely worth the extra effort required to see it, the Black-capped Foliage-gleaner is a handsome and distinctive inhabitant of Atlantic Forest canopy. Listen out for its distinctive and extraordinarily long vocalisation which can last unbroken for several minutes.
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FIGURE 1 - (FPAVE2044PH) Adult dorsal, PN San Rafael, Departamento Itapúa (Alberto Madroño November 1996).
FIGURE 2 - (FPAVE2640PH) Adult ventral, PN San Rafael, Departamento Itapúa (Matt Denton September 2010).
1 (FPAVE2045RE) song recorded PROCOSARA, Departamento Itapúa (Paul Smith March 2007).
2 (FPAVE2046RE) short song recorded Tapyta, Departamento Caaguazú (Myriam Velázquez August 2001).
3 (FPAVE2047RE) song recorded Tapyta, Departamento Caaguazú (Myriam Velázquez August 2001).
4 (FPAVE2048RE) alarm call recorded Puerto Bertoni, Departamento Alto Paraná (Myriam Velázquez September 2000).
5 (FPAVE2049RE) short alarm call recorded Puerto Bertoni, Departamento Alto Paraná (Myriam Velázquez September 2000).
6 (FPAVE2050RE) whistle recorded Ocampos, Departamento Itapúa (Myriam Velázquez October 2001).
7 (FPAVE2051RE) harsh calls recorded Tapyta, Departamento Caaguazú (Myriam Velázquez August 2001).
Click the link to hear the call. Longer versions of this call can be downloaded from the Paraguay page of our partner website Xeno-Canto - the largest collection of freely downloadable Neotropical bird calls available online.
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