|Pearly-vented Tody-tyrant (Hemitriccus margaritaceiventer)|
The Pearly-vented Tody-tyrant is found from north-east Brazil to northern Argentina, Bolivia and central Peru. There are other populations in Colombia and Venezuela. See the distribution map at Birdlife International.
It inhabits dry woodland and scrub such as cerrado and caatinga as well as gallery forest. It forages low down but is usually quite easy to see.
|It has a pale iris, whitish lores and a narrow eye-ring. Olive above, the wings have two conspicuous white to buffy wing-bars. Below it is whitish with grey streaks on throat and breast.|
|The very different looking bird in photos 4 to 6 was seen in the "kanga" or cerrado type habitat at Serra de Carajás. While the first 3 photos are of the nominate sub-species, the next 3 are of the sub-species H. m. wuchereri. This is generally less green on the back and more streaked below. However, this individual is particularly scruffy and shows hardly any wing-bars at all. The conclusion is that it is an adult with very worn plumage or, possibly, a sub-adult.|
|Photo 7 was taken in Peru and shows the sub-species M. c. rufipes.|
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