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Campylorhynchus turdinus
Photo by tf1044x
Mato Grosso area of Brazil, 2006


20 cm

  • Brownish-grey head and mantle
  • Dull brown wings and upper tail with dense blackish barring
  • White underparts with dusky spots
  • Whitish eye-brow
  • Long tail
  • Slightly decurved bill


South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina



There are three subspecies:

  • C. t. hypostictus:
  • C. t. turdinus:
  • East-central Brazil (Maranhão to Goiás, Bahia and Espírito Santo)
  • C. t. unicolor:


Open woodland, moist forests and gardens.



Tail is normally cocked.


The diet includes insects, vegetable matter and small invertebrates.


  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. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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