Black-crowned antshrike

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Black-crowned antshrike
Thamnophilus atrinucha - female Panama.jpg
A female in Panama
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Thamnophilus
T. atrinucha
Binomial name
Thamnophilus atrinucha
Salvin & Godman, 1892

Thamnophilus punctatus atrinucha

Male - Panama
Aligandi area - Darien, Panama

The black-crowned antshrike or western slaty antshrike (Thamnophilus atrinucha) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is found in from western Ecuador, western Colombia, western Venezuela, and Central America as far north as Belize.

It was previously included in the widespread slaty antshrike (T. punctatus), but following the split, this scientific name is now restricted to the northern slaty antshrike.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Thamnophilus atrinucha". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. International Union for Conservation of Nature. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22729060A95004685.en. Retrieved 10 March 2018.

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