Rio Cachoeira (a headwater of the Rio Ilhés), eastern Bahia, Brazil.
Formerly regarded as conspecific with C. chrysops. Race insperatus of latter perhaps better placed with present species#R. Proposed race C. chrysops interpositus (Alagoas, in NE Brazil) seems to be based on a female of present species in worn subadult plumage, but might be valid. Monotypic.
NE & E Brazil from Maranhão E to Ceará and Paraíba, S to SE Pará (upper R Xingu, Gorotire), E Mato Grosso, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Bahia and, rare, N São Paulo.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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