Ash-throated antwren

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Ash-throated antwren
Herpsilochmus parkeri - Ash-throated-Antwren.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Herpsilochmus
H. parkeri
Binomial name
Herpsilochmus parkeri
Davis & O'Neill, 1986

The ash-throated antwren (Herpsilochmus parkeri) is an insectivorous bird in the antbird family, Thamnophilidae.

It was described as a new species in 1986. The first specimens had been collected in northern Peru in 1983.[2]

It is considered to be part of the group within the genus that also contains H. pileatus, H. atricapillus, and H. motacilloides.

It is found in humid upper tropical and subtropical forest in the eastern Andes of northern Peru.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Herpsilochmus parkeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Davis, T.J.; O'Neill, J.P. (1986). "A new species of antwren (Formicariidae: Herpsilochmus) from Peru, with comments on the systematics of other members of the genus" (PDF). Wilson Bulletin. 98 (3): 337–352.

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