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Cinnamon-vented Piha - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by Xyko Paludo
Intervales State Park, Ribeirão Grande, SP, Brazil, July 2018
Lipaugus lanioides


27–28 cm (10½-11 in)

  • Brownish-grey
  • Scaled appearance on crown and breast
  • Paler and duller below
  • Warm brown wings, crissum and tail


South America: endemic to south-eastern Brazil (Espírito Santo and Minas Gerais to ne Santa Catarina).


This is a monotypic species[1].


Humid montane Atlantic Rainforest, mainly between 500–1000 m.



Their main diet consists of fruit with the addition of large insects.


Their nest is a small, thin platform.


Recording by Andrew Whitehouse


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. BirdLife International

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