Typical Antbirds (Thamnophilidae)

Bananal Antbird (Cercomacra ferdinandi) - HBW 8, p. 636

French: Grisin de Bananal German: Bananalameisenfänger Spanish: Hormiguero de Bananal

Taxonomy: Cercomacra ferdinandi Snethlage, 1928, Furo de Pedra, Ilha do Bananal, Goiás [= Tocantins], Brazil.
Appears to form a species group with C. melanaria, C. carbonaria and C. nigricans on basis of plumage, vocalizations and ecology, with C. manu probably sister to the group. Monotypic.

Distribution: Bananal I and right bank of R Javaés, in Tocantins, C Brazil.