#R Cabanis, 1882,
Closely related to H. pileatus and H. lineatus; hybridizes with latter. White scapular line more prevalent among N populations, and S birds on average minimally smaller than others, but differences insufficient to justify subspecific separation. Forms described as shiptoni (Tucumán) and major (Argentinian chaco) are regarded as only variants or colour morphs. Monotypic.
S Bolivia (Santa Cruz, Tarija), C Paraguay and S to NC Argentina (S to Córdoba and San Luis).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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