|Black-backed Water-tyrant (Fluvicola albiventer)
|Marchantaria Island, Manaus, Brazil
The Black-backed Water-tyrant is an active and conspicuous bird found on or near the ground in marsh and riverine habitats.
|Its range includes the lower Amazon southwards to northern Argentina, Paraguay and Bolivia but excluding south-east Brazil. During the Austral winter it migrates into western Amazonia.|
It has all white underparts and mostly black upperparts with a white forehead, sides of the head and white-spotted wing-bar.
There is an illustration in Ridgely & Tudor, Volume 2, Plate 42.