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Collared Antshrike

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MalePhoto © by NJLarsenJorupe reserve, Loja, SW Ecuador, June 11, 2019
Male
Photo © by NJLarsen
Jorupe reserve, Loja, SW Ecuador, June 11, 2019
Thamnophilus bernardi

Sakesphorus bernardi

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[edit] Identification

16-18 cm (female slightly smaller than male)
Male

  • Black hood from breast to back of head culminates in a bushy crest
  • Collar and underside white
  • Nape rufous-brown, wings brownish with white and black edgings
  • Tail black with white tips and outer edge.

Female

  • Crest rufous or with variable amounts of black
  • Side of head dark grey speckled white
  • Collar and underside buffy
  • Nape and wings brownish, wings with white edges
  • Tail rufous

[edit] Distribution

FemalePhoto © by WilsonDiazChaparri Private Reserve, northern Peru, November 2010
Female
Photo © by WilsonDiaz
Chaparri Private Reserve, northern Peru, November 2010

South America: found only in Peru and Ecuador where found west of the Andes and in the Marañón valley.

[edit] Taxonomy

Moved from genus Sakesphorus to genus Thamnophilus.[1][2][3]

[edit] Subspecies

Two subspecies are recognized:

  • T. b. bernardi:
  • Arid tropical south-western Ecuador to north-central Peru); Isla Puná
  • T. b. shumbae:
  • North-central Peru (Río Marañón drainage in Cajamarca and Amazonas)

Some authorities recognize two additional subspecies, piurae and cajamarcae.

[edit] Habitat

Dry forests, dry and moist shrubland.

[edit] Behaviour

Find its food in wines and other tangles, mostly low over or occasionally on the ground. Food consists of invertebrates and occasionally may take vertebrates or fruit.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2010. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.7). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
  3. SACC proposal read July 6, 2008.
  4. HBWalive read July 2019
  5. Neotropical birds online read July 2019
  6. Wikipedia

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