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Uniform Antshrike

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Male Photo by Gerald Friesenwestern slope Ecuador,  April, 2018
Male Photo by Gerald Friesen
western slope Ecuador, April, 2018
Thamnophilus unicolor

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[edit] Identification

Male evenly dark grey, female rufous with dark grey face and throat. Notice the iris is pale, not red like most similar species.

[edit] Distribution

Andes of Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.

[edit] Taxonomy

Three subspecies are recognized[1]:

  • T.u. grandior
  • T.u. unicolor
  • T.u. caudatus
Female Photo by Gerald Friesenwestern slope Ecuador,  April, 2018
Female Photo by Gerald Friesen
western slope Ecuador, April, 2018

[edit] Habitat

Interior of moist forests to cloud forests, from mid to mid-high elevation.

[edit] Behaviour

Usually seen as a pair feeding quietly, not following mixed species flocks.

[edit] 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. Restall et al. 2006. Birds of Northern South America. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300124156

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