The White-winged Becard (Pachyramphus polychopterus) is found from Guatemala to north Argentina. It lives in humid areas, in light woodland, semi-open, shady plantations, and old second-growth, also in mangroves, and mainly in evergreen gallery forest. Its measures are of 14 cm (5 inches) in height and 21 g in weight.
Its pileum is glossy blue-black, and its back, wings, and tail are black. Sides of head, entire underparts, rump, and upper tail-coverts are dark slate-gray. Bill silver-gray, with black tip, and legs plumbeous. They eat caterpillars, beetles, leafhoppers, spiders, and small berries.