- Saltator atricollis
20â€“20Â·5 cm (7Â¾-8 in)
- Black forehead, face and throat
- Orange bill
- Brownish-grey upperparts
- White underparts
South America: found from the campos of eastern Bolivia to north-eastern Paraguay and interior north-eastern and central Brazil.
This is a monotypic species.
The placement of this species into genus Saltator seems uncertain at this point.
Dry forests and savanna (Cerrado), generally between 500â€“1300 m.
Their diet consists mostly of seeds and flower buds, with the addition of fruit and some invertebrates.
- 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/
- SACC proposal discussing the taxonomy of genus Saltator
- Neotropical Birds
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