Tufted Antshrike (Mackenziaena severa) - HBW 8, p. 534
French: Batara othello
Spanish: Batará Copetón
Taxonomy: Lanius severus M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823, São Paulo, Brazil.
Genus presumed related to Thamnophilus on basis of external morphology, especially the strongly hooked bill, but supporting molecular or other evidence unavailable. May be more closely allied with species in genus Frederickena than with M. leachii. Monotypic.
Distribution: SE Brazil (SE Bahia, EC Minas Gerais and W São Paulo S to N Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay (Amambay, Canindeyu, Alto Paraná, Caazapá, Itapuá) and NE Argentina (Misiones).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Male singing after playback of his own voice recorded moments before. Locality Alto Ribeira State and Tourist Park (PETAR), São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 1 October 2008 2 years ago 38 sec 4
A female in a bush. Locality Pico da Caledonia, Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
herve jacob 10 December 2009 4 years ago 18 sec 3.3
This is a female.
Locality San Sebastian de la Selva, Misiones Province, Argentina
Leandro Herrainz 22 March 2012 1 year ago 4.3
A female skulking in the forest understory.
Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Nick Athanas 18 September 2010 3 years ago 3.8
A male in the bushes.
Locality Karadya Bio-Reserve, Misiones Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Carmelo López 26 November 2011 2 years ago 3.4
A male perched head on
Locality Boa Nova, Bahia State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Arthur Grosset 23 July 2002 4 years ago 2.6
Locality São Paulo State, Brazil
Samantha Klein 10 February 2013 49 weeks ago 2.4
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Bird singing in the Atlantic rainforest of Rio Betari Valley. Locality Betari Valley, Iporanga, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 30 October 2008 2 years ago 4
After play-back. Locality Boa Nova, Bahia State, Brazil
Ciro Albano 5 April 2008 4 years ago 4
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Male singing in the forest. Locality Fazenda Ipanema, Araçoiaba da Serra, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 4 November 2005 2 years ago 3
A couple. female call (first voice) and male singing. Locality Serra do Japi, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 27 September 2007 12 weeks ago 0
male singing in the forest. Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 20 December 2002 12 weeks ago 0