Order
Passeriformes
Family
Tityridae
Genus
Pachyramphus
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Pink-throated Becard Pachyramphus minor

Matt Liebers
Version: 1.0 — Published July 20, 2012

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Widely distributed over the greater part of the Amazon Basin, Pink-throated Becard often is considered to be most closely related to One-colored Becard (Pachyramphus homochrous), Rose-throated Becard (Pachyramphus aglaiae), and Crested Becard (Pachyramphus validus); these species have allopatric or parapatric distributions. Male Pink-throated Becard has very dark plumage, with a relatively small and dark pink throat patch, while females are predominantly cinnamon below and over the face and neck, with a grayish crown and mantle, and rufous-fringed dark wings. Pink-throated Becard occupies tall terra firme forest, where it frequently joins large mixed-species foraging flocks containing both insectivores and frugivores in the midstory to subcanopy.

Distribution of the Pink-throated Becard
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Distribution of the Pink-throated Becard

Recommended Citation

Liebers, M. (2012). Pink-throated Becard (Pachyramphus minor), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.pitbec1.01