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Brazil
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Passeriformes > Thamnophilidae

Rufous-backed Antvireo

Dysithamnus xanthopterus

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Identification

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Big headed antbird with a heavy hooked bill and a shortish tail. Rufous above and pale below with a gray neck and face dappled with white spots. Males have a dark gray cap, rufous in females. The song is a loud and fast descending series of trembling notes. Found in the upper to middle levels of humid forests, usually with mixed-species flocks.

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