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Bare-throated Bellbird

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Photo by ricardogentil Iporanga, Brazil
Photo by ricardogentil
Iporanga, Brazil
Procnia nudicollis

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[edit] Identification

Photo by Xyko PaludoAntonina, PR, Brazil, May 2018
Photo by Xyko Paludo
Antonina, PR, Brazil, May 2018

Male 29 cm (11½ in); female 27 cm (10½ in)
Male

  • Pure white overall plumage
  • Turquoise bare area round the eye, and large throat patch
  • Bare throat has narrow black bristles.

Female: smaller, olive upperparts, blackish head and black throat, pale yellow underparts with broad olive streaks.

[edit] Distribution

South America: found from south-eastern Brazil (Alagoas) to eastern Paraguay and north-eastern Argentina (Misiones)

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Canopy and borders of Atlantic Rain Forest.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

The diet consists of a wide variety of fruit.

[edit] Breeding

They build a shallow nest on open branches for the 1 or 2 eggs, which are oval and reddish brown, with dark spots at the rounder end. Females care for the young alone.

[edit] Vocalisation

A loud bell noise

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. BirdLife International
  3. Answers.com
  4. BF Member observations

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