Amazonian antshrike

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Amazonian antshrike
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A female Amazonian antshrike at Apiacás, Mato Grosso state, Brazil
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A male Amazonian antshrike at Apiacás, Mato Grosso state, Brazil
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Thamnophilus
Species: T. amazonicus
Binomial name
Thamnophilus amazonicus
Sclater, 1858

The Amazonian antshrike (Thamnophilus amazonicus) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae, the antbirds. It occurs in the Amazon Basin of Brazil, and east to Maranhão state; also Amazonian Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. It is in the Guianas in Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana, also two regions of Venezuela.

"Thamnophilus amazonicus" Wolf, 1858

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps.

The Amazonian antshrike is found in the entire Amazon Basin and the Guianas, minus a small region in southwestern Venezuela and Roraima state Brazil in the northwest section of the Basin.


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