Checker-throated Antwren

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Checker-throated Antwren
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Epinecrophylla
Species: E. fulviventris
Binomial name
Epinecrophylla fulviventris
(Lawrence, 1862)
Synonyms

Myrmotherula fulviventris

The Checker-throated Antwren (Epinecrophylla fulviventris) is a small passerine bird in the antbird family. As its name, the males have throats with a black and white "checkered" pattern. The Checker-throated Antwren is the only member of the genus that lives in the west of the Andes. The species is found from Honduras south to northern Colombia and to western Ecuador.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Overview - Checker-throated Antwren (Epinecrophylla fulviventris) - Neotropical Birds". http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=379571. Retrieved 2012-06-12.