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Photo © by Luiz
Serrinha do Alambari, Resende Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2006
Saltator similis

Identification

20·5–21 cm (8-8¼ in)
A long white supercilium, its flight feathers and back are olive green and its throat is white. Grey lores and ear-coverts.

Distribution

South America: found in Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • S. s. similis:
  • S. s. ochraceiventris:
  • South-eastern Brazil (southern São Paulo to Paraná and Rio Grande do Sul)

Habitat

Secondary forests and well wooded orchards

Behaviour

Diet

Their main diet consists of insects, supplemented by fruit and berries.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2015)
  4. Arthur Grosset

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