Peruvian Recurvebill (Simoxenops ucayalae) - HBW 8, p. 331
French: Anabate à bec retroussé
Spanish: Ticotico Picolezna Peruano
Other common names: Peruvian Foliage-gleaner
Taxonomy: Anachilus ucayalae Chapman, 1928, Lagarto, upper Río Ucayali, Peru.
Genus merged by some authors into a broad Philydor; close relationship to Syndactyla suggested by vocalizations and general behaviour. May form a superspecies with S. striatus. Described taxon Megaxenops ferruginea is a synonym of present species. Monotypic.
Distribution: Amazonian SE Peru (S Ucayali, Cuzco, Madre de Díos) and N Bolivia (W Pando); also S Amazonian Brazil (Acre, N Mato Grosso, Pará).
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A bird moving in dense bamboo. Locality Floresta Nacional de Carajás, Pará State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 August 2011 1 year ago 40 sec 3.3
A bird in dry leaves, preening and then singing (when it sings, vibrates the tail rhythmically, like an antshrike). Locality Floresta Nacional de Carajás, Pará State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 August 2011 1 year ago 23 sec 3