|near Cassino, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
The Freckle-breasted Thornbird is distributed in north-east Argentina, Uruguay and south-east Brazil. It is found in scrub, marshland borders and gallery forest, invariably close to water.
|The first photo shows the faint white freckling on the breast as well as the yellow iris and the brown crown with faint pale shaft streaking.
They are usually found in pairs skulking near the ground.