Black-chinned antbird

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Black-chinned antbird
Hypocnemoides melanopogon - Black-chinned Antbird (female), Anavilhanas islands, Novo Airão, Amanazonas, Brazil.jpg
female at Anavilhanas National Park, Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Hypocnemoides
H. melanopogon
Binomial name
Hypocnemoides melanopogon
(Sclater, PL, 1857)
Hypocnemoides melanopogon map.svg

The black-chinned antbird (Hypocnemoides melanopogon) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical swamps.

The black-chinned antbird was described by the English zoologist Philip Sclater in 1857 and given the binomial name Hypocnemis melanopogon.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2018). "Hypocnemoides melanopogon". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T22701737A130215903. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22701737A130215903.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ Sclater, Philip L. (1857). "Descriptions of twelve new or little known species of the South American family Formicariidae". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 25: 129–133 [130]. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1857.tb01217.x.