Rose-breasted Chat (Granatellus pelzelni)
Male Rose-breasted Chat, Brazil, Sept 2000 - click for larger image Amazonia National Park, Pará, Brazil
September 2000

The male Rose-breasted Chat is unmistakable with its red underparts and white throat and flanks. This bird is in a typical horizontal perching position with fanned out black tail.

It is found in the Amazon and Orinoco Basins at mid-levels in the forest and normally close to a stream or river.

There are illustrations in Ridgely & Tudor, Volume 1, Plate 9 and in Sick, Plate 40.

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