Habitat: The Tawny-throated leaftosser can be found in humid forests in the lowlands and foothills. Distribution: This species has been reported from southern Mexico to northern Bolivia and central Brazil. Natural History Notes: The leaftossers are known to be terrestrial, monogamous and furtive forest birds. They usually feed on the ground in moist areas, using their beak and flicking through the leaf litter. The call of this bird is fairly high and consists of a series of 4 to 5 notes, each one being shorter than the previous one. Its may sound like "peéeeees-péeees-péees-peee". Conservation status according to IUCN 2008 Red list: Least Concern (LC). Characteristics: This species has a total length of 15.2 cm (measured from tip of bill to end of tail). This bird decurved black bill. It has dark brown coloration on the above and also the rump rufous colored. It is characterized by the tawny-red coloration on the throat and the chest. The lower underparts are also dark brown colored, like the above.