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Photo by Jamfaraco
Lages/SC, Brasil, April 2004
Pseudoleistes guirahuro

Identification

25·5 cm (10 in)

  • Dark blackish-brown overall plumage (therefore looks black)
  • Bright yellow rump, shoulder and underparts

Distribution

South America: found from eastern Paraguay to southern Brazil, Uruguay and northern Argentina

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Marshes, bogs, wet grassland and nearby uplands.

Behaviour

Juvenile
Photo by Rodrigo Conte
Brasilia, Brazil, December 2015

They usually travel around in noisy flocks.

Diet

Their main diet consists of insects, including arthropods and small vertebrates. They will also eat some seeds.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Arthur Grosset
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2016)

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External Links

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