d'Orbigny & Lafresnaye, 1838
It got its name because it is frequently seen carrying sticks to its nest. It interweaves thorny twigs to build its nest. It can be up to 6.5 feet (2.0 m) tall and decorated with glass or threads. The young from the first brood may be ejected from the territory, but may help raise the second brood.
- BirdLife International (2012). "Anumbius annumbi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
- Frances, Peter, et al. Bird: The Definitive Guide New York City, NY: DK Publishing, 2007
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