upper Ucayali, Peru.
Hitherto considered conspecific with C. torquatus and C. tinnunculus, but differs from former in its lack of black collar and mantle (3), buff-and-black-barred vs uniformly tawny-rufous belly to vent (3), black-barred mantle, back, flight-feathers and tail (2), darker head (ns); also, hybrid zone in NE Brazil (at least 1); differs from C. tinnunculus (to which it is closer morphologically) in having upperparts rufous-chestnut with well-spaced narrow black bars on back and wings vs completely barred black and buffy-rufous (3), limited black in outer tail vs black three outer rectrices (2), slightly darker head and barring on underparts (1), and shorter bill (estimated 2). Named race angustus (from R Tapajós, in Brazil) regarded as synonym of occidentalis. Monotypic.
NE Ecuador, SE Colombia and W & C Amazonian Brazil E to S Venezuela, and S to E Peru, N Bolivia and Mato Grosso.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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