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White-rumped Monjita

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Photo  ©  by Francisco PaludoSacramento, MG, Brasil, July, 2018

Photo © by Francisco Paludo
Sacramento, MG, Brasil, July, 2018
Xolmis velata

Xolmis velatus

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[edit] Identification

  • Mostly white head
  • White rump
  • White stripe on the grey wings visible in flight

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in eastern Brazil, north-eastern Paraguay and eastern Bolivia.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Dry savanna and pastureland near water.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Consists mostly of flying insects.

Photo ©   by Rogerio Araújo DiasBrasilia, Brazil
Photo © by Rogerio Araújo Dias
Brasilia, Brazil

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Arthur Grosset

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