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Hooded Gnateater Conopophaga roberti

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

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There are no aspects of the biology, ecology, evolution, or taxonomy of Hooded Gnateaters that are not in need of further research. Until recently, it was one of the few species of Conopophaga for which the nest and eggs had been described (although this description previously was overlooked; Whitney 2003). To date, however, only two nests and one clutch have been described and there is little to nothing known of the behavior, nestling diet, or other aspects of the reproductive biology of Hooded Gnateater that may prove useful for comparative or conservation purposes in the future.

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