Antwren Myrmotherula urosticta
Brazilian name: Choquinha-de-rabo-cintado
|Porto Seguro, Bahia,
The Band-tailed Antwren is distributed
along the coast of east Brazil from central Bahia to northern Rio
|It is found in lowland
Atlantic Rain Forest, a habitat that is now very scarce and
continues to be under threat. It feeds on insects in the
mid-storey and understorey of the forest.
The male, shown here, has white wing-bars and a black throat patch. There is a white band at the end of the tail.
|There are recordings on xeno-canto, a distribution map from NatureServe and additional information available via Avibase .|
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