This is the Cinnamon Attila, the 'mysterious' whistler, which I finally met in person.
Strange but true, the Cinnamon Attila (Attila cinnamomeus) is a common heard bird in Kabalebo, but which I never had the chance to see in person. But after 'discovering' its familiar sound this beautiful flycatcher is no stranger anymore.
This beautiful rufous colored bird has been spotted several times at the River Cabin or close to the Kabalebo river. As said it is a bird that forages near the water/river or forest edges. For now I have only spotted them alone and it appears that, once discovered, they are not shy to stay visible. Explaining why I could take these pictures.
Cinnamon Attila's live from eating berries, small frogs, wasps, flies and crickets.
After learning what kind of sound they make it was much easier to identify them. As their sound is one of the most heard whistles during the morning. A clear whistle you can't easily forget. The last pictures I took on a very close range after mimicking their sound for a bit.
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