Manu Antbird (Cercomacra manu) - HBW 8, p. 636
French: Grisin du Manu
Spanish: Hormiguero del Manu
Taxonomy: Cercomacra manu Fitzpatrick and Willard, 1990, Shintuya, Madre de Dios, Peru.
Probably a sister-species to the proposed “C. nigricans group”. Vocalizations possibly vary geographically; analysis of populations needed in order to determine whether taxonomic revision required. Monotypic.
Distribution: Locally in S Amazonian Brazil (Acre, SW Amazonas, N Mato Grosso, S Pará), SE Peru (Madre de Dios and adjacent S Ucayali and E Cuzco) and NW Bolivia (Pando, La Paz).
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close view of a male
Locality Pantiacolla Lodge, Kosñipata Valley, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru
Wim ten Have 20 August 2014 11 weeks ago 3.8
A male bird in the thick bushes
Locality Pando Department, Bolivia
Joe Tobias 9 November 2004 45 weeks ago 2.7
A male perched on a branch.
Locality Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Cristalino River, Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Carmelo López 20 November 2011 2 years ago 2.7
A female perched in a bush.
Locality Extrema, Pando Department, Bolivia (Monotypic species)
Joe Tobias 9 November 2004 3 years ago 2.5