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Photo © by Arthur Grosset
Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, 17 September 2003
Micrastur gilvicollis

Identification

Orange cere, white eye and the fine black barring on its breast.

Similar Species

It is distinguished from Barred Forest Falcon by its orange rather than yellow cere, its whitish rather than yellow to brown eye and the fine black barring on its breast not extending to its belly or flanks.

Distribution

South America: found in Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, Bolivia and Brazil.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Treated as a race of Barred Forest Falcon, M. ruficollis by some authors.

Habitat

Rainforest.

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. BirdForum member observations

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