Black-cheeked ant tanager

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Black-cheeked ant tanager
Black-cheeked Ant-Tanager - Rio Tigre - Costa Rica S4E9942 (26631235321).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thraupidae
Genus: Habia
Species: H. atrimaxillaris
Binomial name
Habia atrimaxillaris
(Dwight & Griscom, 1924)

The black-cheeked ant tanager (Habia atrimaxillaris) is a species of bird in the family Thraupidae. It is endemic to the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

A complete species account, including photographs is available at Cornell University's Neotropical Birds Online: Habia atrimaxillaris.


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