|Rufous Gnateater Conopophaga lineata
Brazilian name: Chupa-dente
The Rufous Gnateater is distributed in eastern Brazil, eastern Paraguay and north-east Argentina. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found, usually perched close to the ground, in the undergrowth of humid forest and secondary growth.
|It is brown above with a grey supercilium and whitish tuft behind the eye while the underparts are rufous-orange
with white on the centre of the belly. The lower mandible of the bill is flesh-coloured. These photos are of females and they have a less obvious
supercilium then the males.
They feed on insects in the leaf litter and foliage on or near the ground.
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