Rio Branco Antbird (Cercomacra carbonaria) - HBW 8, p. 635
French: Grisin charbonnier
German: Rio Branco-Ameisenfänger
Spanish: Hormiguero del Branco
Other common names: Branco Antbird
Taxonomy: Cercomacra carbonaria P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1873, Rio Branco, Roraima, Brazil.
This and C. nigricans, C. melanaria and C. ferdinandi appear to form a species group on basis of plumage, vocalizations and ecology, with C. manu probably sister to the group. Monotypic.
Distribution: Extreme N Brazil (middle R Branco and tributaries) and adjacent Guyana (R Ireng).
- Critically Endangered Enlarge map
A male responding to tape, at eyelevel in it's favoured riverside thicket. Locality Roraima State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
John Greensmith 9 September 2009 3 years ago 17 sec 3.4
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