|Chestnut-crowned Becard Pachyramphus
Brazilian name: caneleiro
The Chestnut-crowned Becard is found in four disjunct areas: northern Venezuela, southern Venezuela, western and central Amazonia and south Brazil with neighbouring Paraguay. They inhabit borders and clearings in humid forest as well as secondary growth and are often seen perched in the open as in these photos.
|Sexes look alike being
cinnamon-rufous above with a darker crown and a broad grey stripe
extending from the eye round the back of the neck. Underparts are
The nest is a bulky structure made of twigs, leaves and moss usually built in a fork between branches and out of reach of most predators. The entrance is in the side facing downwards while the nest chamber is usually near the top of the structure.
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