Riverbank warbler

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Riverbank warbler
Phaeothlypis rivularis -Vale do Ribeira, Registro, Sao Paulo, Brasil-8.jpg
At Vale do Ribeira, Registro, São Paulo, Brazil
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Genus: Myiothlypis
Species: M. rivularis
Binomial name
Myiothlypis rivularis
(Wied, 1821)
Synonyms

Basileuterus rivularis
Phaeothlypis rivularis

The riverbank warbler (Myiothlypis rivularis), sometimes known as the Neotropical river warbler or just river warbler (leading to confusion with Locustella fluviatilis), is a species of bird in the Parulidae family.

It is found at low levels near water in forests and woodlands. Its range includes three disjunct populations, with one (M. r. mesoleuca) in the eastern Amazon of Brazil, the Guianas, and southern and eastern Venezuela, the second (nominate subspecies) in the Atlantic Forest of south-eastern Brazil, eastern Paraguay and far north-eastern Argentina, and the final population (M. r. bolivianus) in the Yungas of Bolivia.

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