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Black-throated Saltator

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Photo by LcverissimoDourado, SP, Brazil, October 2014
Photo by Lcverissimo
Dourado, SP, Brazil, October 2014
Saltator atricollis

Saltatricula atricollis


[edit] Identification

20–20·5 cm (7¾-8 in)

  • Black forehead, face and throat
  • Orange bill
  • Brownish-grey upperparts
  • White underparts

[edit] Distribution

South America: found from the campos of eastern Bolivia to north-eastern Paraguay and interior north-eastern and central Brazil.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].
The placement of this species into genus Saltator seems uncertain at this point.

[edit] Habitat

Dry forests and savanna (Cerrado), generally between 500–1300 m.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists mostly of seeds and flower buds, with the addition of fruit and some invertebrates.

[edit] 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
  2. SACC proposal discussing the taxonomy of genus Saltator
  3. Neotropical Birds

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