Order
Passeriformes
Family
Conopophagidae
Genus
Conopophaga
 
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SPECIES

Hooded Gnateater Conopophaga roberti

Harold F. Greeney
Version: 1.0 — Published September 13, 2013

Behavior

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Introduction

Published data on the details of Hooded Gnateater behavior are almost nonexistent. Like other species of Conopophaga, Hooded Gnateater forages low to the ground and scan surrounding foliage and leaf litter for prey, which is captured with short reaches and gleans (Whitney 2003).

Territoriality

There are no published data on territorial defense, maintenance, or fidelity for Hooded Gnateater.

Sexual Behavior

Not described, probably monogamous.

Social and interspecific behavior

Hooded Gnateaters usually are solitary, or in pairs.

Predation

No information.

Recommended Citation

Greeney, H. F. (2013). Hooded Gnateater (Conopophaga roberti), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.hoogna1.01