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Black-cheeked Ant Tanager

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-{{Incomplete}}+[[Image:Black-cheeked_Ant_Tanager_by_FlushUnderFoot.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|FlushUnderFoot|FlushUnderFoot}}<br />Osa Peninsula, [[Costa Rica]], February 2012]]
-[[Image:Black-cheeked_Ant_Tanager.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by Georg Krieger<br />Locality: La Gamba, [[Costa Rica]].]]+
;[[: Category:Habia|Habia]] atrimaxillaris ;[[: Category:Habia|Habia]] atrimaxillaris
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==Identification== ==Identification==
-Blackish head, salmon throat. Males have a throat from bright salmon to dusky red on the breast, and females’ throats are slightly duller salmon.+*Blackish head
 +*Salmon throat<br />
 +'''Females''' are slightly duller
==Distribution== ==Distribution==
-Endemic to [[Costa Rica]]+Endemic to the Pacific lowlands of south-western [[Costa Rica]] (Golfo Dulce)
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
-This is a monotypic species<sup>[[#References|1]]</sup>.+This is a [[Dictionary_M-S#M|monotypic]] species<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup>.
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
Moist lowland forests and moist shrubland. Moist lowland forests and moist shrubland.
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==Behaviour== ==Behaviour==
 +==Diet==
The diet includes insects. The diet includes insects.
- +==Breeding==
-The nest is cup-shaped and made from leaves and plant material. 2 eggs are laid. The young fledge 10-12 days after hatching.+The nest is cup-shaped and made from leaves and plant material. The clutch consists of 2 eggs, the young fledgeing after 10-12 days.
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==References== ==References==
-# Clements, James F. 2007. ''The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World''. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801445019+#{{Ref-Clements6thDec09}}#Wikipedia
 +#BirdLife International
 +{{ref}}
==External Links== ==External Links==
{{GSearch|Habia+atrimaxillaris}} {{GSearch|Habia+atrimaxillaris}}
[[Category:Birds]][[Category:Habia]] [[Category:Birds]][[Category:Habia]]

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Photo by FlushUnderFootOsa Peninsula, Costa Rica, February 2012
Photo by FlushUnderFoot
Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, February 2012
Habia atrimaxillaris

Contents

Identification

  • Blackish head
  • Salmon throat

Females are slightly duller

Distribution

Endemic to the Pacific lowlands of south-western Costa Rica (Golfo Dulce)

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Moist lowland forests and moist shrubland.

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes insects.

Breeding

The nest is cup-shaped and made from leaves and plant material. The clutch consists of 2 eggs, the young fledgeing after 10-12 days.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Wikipedia
  3. BirdLife International

External Links

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