The White-rumped Monjita is a resident of cerrado and grassland in central Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. The White-rumped Monjita is mostly white, with a pearly gray hindneck, brownish-grey back, black wings and a black tail. White-rumped Monjitas usually are found in pairs, often perched conspicuously on fence posts, wires or bushes. These flycatchers catch insects by dropping to the ground or making aerial sallies from a perch. The White-rumped Monjita is a cavity nester, but does not excavate its own nests. Instead, this flycatcher nests in the abandoned burrows of Campo Flickers (Colaptes campestris) or Orange-fronted Parakeets (Aratinga canicularis), often found in large ant hills.

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