It is approximately 58 cm long, with wings and tail also large nozzle strong, sturdy and curved tip of the caliper. The dorsal coloration is red-brown, tending to brown, with black feathers vermiculação. Rettrizes central dark-brown, the other dark with white tips. Belly red-brown and the abdomen of the red-Crisso cinamómea. Red beak. Legs and feet red-pink. Iris brown. Part of bare yellow cheeks and nostrils, having in front and below the eye over a stain-dark brown-roxeado. Sexes similar, and the female more opaque coloring.
Present only in the Amazon in Brazil, south of the Amazon River, between the Madeira and Purus rivers and to the north, in the upper Rio Negro. Also found in Peru, Venezuela and Colombia.
Photographed in the avian Public Tour of Curitiba