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Photo by Jamfaraco
Painel-SC, Brasil, May 2007
Castanozoster thoracicus

Poospiza thoracica


13·5 cm

  • Slate-grey head and upperparts
  • White throat
  • Broad rufous breast band, extending down the flanks
  • White underparts
  • Long tail, buff undertail


South America: found in south-eastern Brazil (Minas Gerais to northern Rio Grande do Sul)


This is a monotypic species[1].

This species has in the past been placed in genus Poospiza


Scrubby edges of high elevation Atlantic Forest



Their diet consists of small invertebrates gleaned from leaves and fruits.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2015)
  3. Wikipedia
  4. Arthur Grosset
  5. BF Member observations

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