Typical Antbirds (Thamnophilidae)

Manu Antbird (Cercomacra manu) - HBW 8, p. 636

French: Grisin du Manu German: Manuameisenfänger 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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