Synallaxis torquatus Wied, 1831, Campo Geral of inner Brazil = campos on the Bahia-Minas Gerais border.
OTHER COMMON NAMES
French: Cordon-noir a col roux; German: Zimtbandvogel; Spanish: Gallito de Collar.
5.7 in (14.5 cm); 0.56-0.81 oz (16-23 g). Tail is fairly long. Above gray-brown (crown black in bitorquata), nuchal collar rufous, concealed interscapular patch white. Brow white, sides of head black. Throat buff, breast band black, rest of underparts dark reddish brown, palest on lower belly.
M. t. torquata: Eastern Brazil. M. t. rufescens: Central Brazil and northeastern-most Paraguay. M. t. bitorquata: Eastern Bolivia.
HABITAT Semi-arid scrub.
Alone or in pairs. Runs on the ground and hops in low parts of the vegetation.
FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET
SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS None known. ♦
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