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Saltator maxillosus


Length 20cm. Gray/olive upper parts with buff below; grayish breast. Strongly contrasting white supercillium. Base of bill is yellow, a key field mark.

Similar Species

Green-winged Saltator. Does not have the yellow bill base.


Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina.


Several races (or even species) might be present.


Moist lowland forests and montanes.


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