Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner (Automolus ochrolaemus)

Order: Passeriformes | Family: Furnariidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Brazil

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonia, Colombia | Brazil

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Acre, Brazil

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Mato Grosso, Brazil

Identification & Behavior: ~19.5 cm (7.6 in). The Buff-throated Foliage-Gleaner is rufous-brown above with rufous wings and tail. The underparts are brown with faint buff streaks on the breast. The throat and lower sides of the neck are buffy. It has a buffy eye-ring and a thin and often poorly defined eyebrow. It forages in the understory and midstory of the forest in Amazonia. It is similar to the Ruddy Foliage-Gleaner and Chestnut-crowned Foliage-Gleaner but is distinguished by a contrasting brown breast with the buffy throat and by having a buffy eye-ring.

Status: The Buff-throated Foliage-Gleaner is fairly common and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 1500 m on the east slope of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.

Name in Spanish: Hoja-Rasquero de Garganta Anteada

Sub-species: Buff-throated Foliage-gleaner (Automolus ochrolaemus turdinus), (Pelzeln, 1859). SE Colombia (S from W Meta and Vaupés), S Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolívar) and the Guianas S to E Ecuador, NE Peru and N Brazil (N of R Amazon).
(Automolus ochrolaemus ochrolaemus), (Tschudi, 1844). S of R Amazon, from E Peru and W Brazil (E to left bank of R Purus) S to C Bolivia (W Pando S to NW Santa Cruz).

Meaning of Name: Automolus: Gr. automolos, automoleo= deserter, to desert. ochrolaemus: Gr. okhra, okhros = yellow-ochre, pale-yellow and laimos= throat.

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Distribution Mapbuff-throated foliage-gleaner



    • Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum.  http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2017.