Photo by Ciro Albano
Balbina Forest - Bandeira - state of Minas Gerais , Brazil
, October, 2009
- Carpornis melanocephalus
- Head, neck and throat are black
- Olive-green upperparts
- Breast is paler
- Underparts are more yellow, with slight dusky barring
- Short dark bill
- Red iris
Female - similar with olive on crown and sides of head.
 Similar species
Hooded Berryeater is found at higher elevation.
South America: found in coastal south-eastern Brazil (Alagoas and eastern Bahia to north-eastern ParanĂ¡)
This is a monotypic species.
Moist lowland forests.
The diet includes fruit.
- 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/
- BirdLife International
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