This bird forages in the canopy and understorey of the mountainous rainforest, often in flocks of mixed species.
NPA: Alto Mayo Protected Forest (Important Bird Area).
Endemic: Yes, from Peru.
The males have more grey on their throat, chest and flanks. The females have superciliums, throats and chests of a distinctive suede color. As this bird is difficult to spot, it is often attracted using playback.
Length: 12 cm / 5 in.
Best Time for observation: All year round.
Habitat: Canopy and montane rainforests.
This bird is most likely to be seen in La Llantería, in the northern part of the NPA.