Checker-throated Antwren

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Checker-throated Antwren
Epinecrophylla fulviventris.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
Order:
Family:
Genus:
Species:
E. fulviventris
Binomial name
Epinecrophylla fulviventris
(Lawrence, 1862)
Synonyms

Myrmotherula fulviventris

The checker-throated antwren (Epinecrophylla fulviventris), also known as the fulvous-bellied antwren or checker-throated stipplethroat, 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". Retrieved 2012-06-12.