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MalePhoto by Francisco PaludoSooretama Biological Reserve, ES, Brazil
Photo by Francisco Paludo
Sooretama Biological Reserve, ES, Brazil
Drymophila squamata


[edit] Identification

Black upperparts with white spots and a white supercilium. Two white wing-bars and the tail is barred white. White underparts with bold black spots. The female is similar but the black is replaced by brown and the white by buff.

[edit] Distribution


[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • D. s. squamata:
  • East Brazil (eastern Alagoas and eastern Bahia)
  • D. s. stictocorypha:
  • South East Brazil (eastern Minas Gerais to north-eastern Santa Catarina)

[edit] Habitat

Moist lowland forests.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from

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