Brown-and-yellow Marshbird (Pseudoleistes virescens)
Brown-and-yellow Marshbird, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, August 2004 - click for larger image Brazil

The Brown-and-yellow Marshbird is distributed in north-east Argentina, Uruguay and south Brazil. It is found in open country such as grassland and marshes and has adapted to agricultural land. It prefers wet sites.

Brown-and-yellow Marshbird, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, August 2004 - click for larger image It is mainly olive-brown in colour with bright yellow on the lower breast and belly. There is a small, yellow epaulet which is just visible in the first photo but is very evident in flight. The bill is long, thin and black.
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