(aka Myrmeciza squamosa)
|Parque do Zizo, São Paulo, Brazil
The Squamate Antbird is distributed in south-east Brazil and is a Brazilian endemic. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found on or near the ground in the Atlantic Rain Forest and secondary woodland.
|The male has two prominent spotted white wing-bars, a long white supercilium which borders the black face and throat as well as a scaly breast with white tips to the black feathers. It also has a white interscapular patch which is sometimes concealed but showing well in photo 3. The female has a white throat and breast.|
|It forages for prey rummaging in the leaves on the forest floor.
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