Orange-breasted Thornbird
Phacellodomus ferrugineigula

(aka Red-eyed Thornbird
Phacellodomus eryrophthalmus ferrugineigula
)
Red-eyed Thornbird, Intervales, São Paulo, Brazil, April 2004 - click for larger image Intervales, São Paulo, Brazil
April 2004

The Orange-breasted Thornbird is a Brazilian endemic distributed along the east coast of Brazil from Bahia to Rio Grande do Sul. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in dense shrubs in woodland or round marshland.

Red-eyed Thornbird, Intervales, São Paulo, Brazil, April 2004 - click for larger image These photos show the deep rufous crown, throat and breast as well as the rufous outer tail feathers. It also has a deep red iris.
Red-eyed Thornbird, Intervales, São Paulo, Brazil, April 2004 - click for larger image
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