Cinnamon Attila (Attila cinnamomeus) perched on a branch at Bounty Farm, Timehri (Photo by Kester Clarke/www.kesterclarke.net)

The Cinnamon Attila (Attila cinnamomeus) is found in northern South America in the  Amazon Basin of Brazil and the Guianas.

It is found in Brazil, Colombia,  Venezuela,  Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana; also Amazonian Ecuador, Peru, and regions of Bolivia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical  swamps.

The Cinnamon Attila has reddish-brown eyes, black bill and grey legs. Its plumage is deep rufous above with no obvious contrast on rump.

This bird feeds on spiders, crustaceans, grasshoppers, locusts, crickets, cicadas, aphids and small amphibians; it also takes fruit.