state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In the past, the sexes were thought to constitute two different species; male was described as C. rubrirostris. A close relationship between present species and C. globulosa has been claimed, especially because of very similar male plumages, and genetic data indicate that the two are each other’s closest relatives#R; nevertheless, vocal differences between them are considerable. Monotypic.
SE Brazil from S Bahia S to NE Rio de Janeiro (formerly fairly widespread, but currently restricted to a few scattered forest patches in range). One record from Bolivia repeatedly claimed to refer to present species, but erroneously.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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