Pink-legged Graveteiro (Acrobatornis fonsecai) - HBW 8, p. 319
French: Synallaxe à pattes roses
Taxonomy: Acrobatornis fonsecai Pacheco et al., 1996, Serra das Lontras, c. 550 m, above Itatingui, 15°11’ S, 39°23’ W, Municipality of Arataca, Bahia, Brazil.
No obvious close relatives. Plumage, nest architecture and placement, and voice suggest relationship to Xenerpestes; morphology, nest architecture and voice also suggest possible link to Metopothrix or Margarornis; song and nest structure suggest possible link to some Asthenes or Cranioleuca. The only furnariid with juvenile plumage radically different from adult. Monotypic.
Distribution: SE Bahia, in E Brazil.
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A bird collecting small branches for building the nest Locality Itabuna, Bahia State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Bret Whitney 28 January 2004 6 years ago 14 sec 4
A general view of a nest and two birds working on it Locality Itabuna, Bahia State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Bret Whitney 28 January 2004 6 years ago 49 sec 3.1
A bird on a branch. Locality Serra Bonita Private Reserve, Camacan, Bahia State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Ciro Albano 3 February 2010 4 years ago 17 sec 3