Distriiution

long, r^^ powerful H legs

I his thrtishlikc bird rarely leaves the ground and is normally difficult to see in lowland rain forest. Its presence may he more easily detected by its distinctive, thin, whistling call notes. Pairs or small parties walk unhurriedly in the deep shade, searching for insects. • nest I Inknown, but closely related birds build open, cup-shaped nests in a depression on the ground.

• short, little-used wings dull brown upper plumage for camouflage against the ground

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