Borba, Rio Madeira, Brazil.
Sometimes considered conspecific with H. flavivertex and H. aurantiivertex, but differs from former in characters given under that species; and from latter in its flame-red vs orange-yellow coronal patch (2); black vs olive-green rest of crown, face, ear-coverts and nape and blackish vs olive-green upper breast (3); chestnut, grading paler vs uniformly dull cinnamon-buff underparts (3); and song a thin rising whistle, followed by three explosive notes vs a long trill of c. 2 seconds, usually rising/falling twice (at least 4)#R. Has apparently hybridized with Pipra aureola (hybrid described as “Pipra anomala”). Monotypic.
NE Peru (E Loreto), C Brazil S of Amazon (E to R Xingu drainage and SE Mato Grosso) and extreme NE Bolivia; also SE Peru (SE Madre de Dios) and N Bolivia (La Paz, Beni).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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