mouth of the Orinoco, Venezuela.
See P. gularis. Previously considered conspecific with P. gularis, but appears not to be genetically close enough to it to warrant such treatment, and differs in its black vs red ear-coverts (3); red vs black throat to central belly (3); horn vs black-tipped yellowish lower mandible (at least 1). Monotypic.
E Colombia (Arauca S to N Meta and N Vichada) and N Venezuela in llanos along R Orinoco Basin (Cojedes S to Barinas and W Apure, E to Delta Amacuro and N Bolívar); also Trinidad.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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