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Yellow-breasted Warbling-Antbird Hypocnemis subflava

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Thamnophilidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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Based on observations at 7 nests in southeastern Peru (David and Londono 2013):

Deep, pouch-shaped nests built in dense understory, about 1 m above ground (mean 0.86 m, range 0.3 - 1.8; n = 6), lined with dry grass and rootlets.

All nests found contained 2 eggs or 2 nestlings (n = 7); eggs (n = 12) measured 20.2 mm (SE = 0.26) x 14.2 mm (SE = 0.19), 2.1 g (SE = 0.1).

Based on 415 h of observation at 3 nests, adults were on the nest 86% of the time.

Nestling period at one nest 11 d.

Recommended Citation

Yellow-breasted Warbling-Antbird (Hypocnemis subflava), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: