DONACOBIUS   -  DONACOBIIDAE 


Black-capped Donacobius - Donacobius atricapilla
Black-capped Donacobius
Donacobius atricapilla atricapilla
Porto Jofre, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
One of the most distinctive and chacacteristic birds of South American wetlands. Its taxonomic affinities are still greatly debated. Currently, the SACC places it in a monotypic family, but I haven't added the new gallery yet. Pairs frequently sing and do tail-wagging displays while perched conspicuously in the open (below). (S8)


Black-capped Donacobius - Donacobius atricapilla
Black-capped Donacobius
Donacobius atricapilla atricapilla
Guaraunos, Sucre state, Venezuela.
(D3)


Black-capped Donacobius - Donacobius atricapilla
Black-capped Donacobius
Donacobius atricapilla nigrodorsalis
Sani Lodge, Sucumbíos Ecuador.
(S8)















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