Bare-crowned antbird

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Bare-crowned antbird
Gymnocichla nudiceps - Bare-crowned Antbird.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Gymnocichla
P.L. Sclater, 1858
G. nudiceps
Binomial name
Gymnocichla nudiceps
(Cassin, 1850)
Gymnocichla nudiceps map.svg

The bare-crowned antbird (Gymnocichla nudiceps) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae in the monotypic genus Gymnocichla.

It is found in Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

The genus Gymnocichla was erected by the English zoologist Philip Sclater in 1858.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Gymnocichla nudiceps". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22701746A93847424. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22701746A93847424.en. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  2. ^ Sclater, Philip L. (1858). "Synopsis of the American ant-birds (Formicariidae). Part III containing the third subfamily Formicariinae, or ant-thrushes". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 26: 272–289 [274].