Pygmy antwren

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Pygmy antwren
Myrmotherula brachyura - Pigmy antwren.JPG
Pygmy antwren at Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Myrmotherula
Species: M. brachyura
Binomial name
Myrmotherula brachyura
(Hermann, 1783)

The pygmy antwren (Myrmotherula brachyura) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae, the antbirds. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and heavily degraded former forest.

The pygmy antwren is a bird of the entire Amazon Basin, the Guianan region, and the southeast Orinoco River Basin in Venezuela; besides northern Brazil, it occurs in Amazonian Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia.

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