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Photo by Luiz
Serrinha do Alambari, Resende, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 2010
Myrmoderus loricatus


On male, notice white lower throat and belly separated by black markings, as well as black area with white spots on wing coverts contrasting with brown upperside.
On female, notice the buffy throat and spots in the black wing coverts.

Photo by Luiz
Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 2008


South America: found in eastern Brazil (Bahia, Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro).


This is a monotypic species[1].
Formerly placed in genus Myrmeciza by Gill and Donsker.


Moist forests and second growth at foothill elevation.


Mostly seeking food on the forest floor


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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