Northern chestnut-tailed antbird

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Northern chestnut-tailed antbird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Myrmeciza
Species: M. castanea
Binomial name
Myrmeciza castanea
Zimmer, 1932

Myrmeciza hemimelaena castanea

The northern chestnut-tailed antbird (Myrmeciza castanea), also known as Zimmer's antbird, is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is found in the Amazon Rainforest in northeastern Peru and far eastern Ecuador.

Its name commemorates American ornithologist John Todd Zimmer.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Myrmeciza castanea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 378.