Typical Antbirds (Thamnophilidae)

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).

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