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Female on the left
Photo by Ciro Albano
Guaramiranga, Brazil
Selenidera gouldii


33 cm


South America: found from Central and eastern Brazil, south of the Amazon, to eastern Bolivia and Mato Grosso


This is a monotypic species[1].


Humid Forest



There is little information available, but they are thought to eat fruit and possibly small birds too.


The male offers food to the female as part of the 'pair-bonding' process.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2014)

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