Acre Antshrike (Thamnophilus divisorius)

Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thamnophilidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern

Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Sierra de Divisor

Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Sierra de Divisor

Identification & Behavior: ~16 cm (6.2 in). The male Acre Antshrike is uniformly dusky gray with very narrow edging on the tip of the tail. The female has gray upperparts and tawny-rufous underparts. The iris in both sexes is dark. It apparently forages in the understory of the short-statured forest.

Status: The Acre Antshrike was recently described and remains poorly known. It appears to be restricted to the Sierra De Divisor area. It also occurs in Br.

Name in Spanish: Batará de Acre.

Sub-species: Acre Antshrike (Thamnophilus divisorius), Whitney, Oren, and Brumfield, 2004.

Meaning of Name: Thamnophilus: Gr. Thamnos= bush and philos= lover. divisorius: Serra do Divisor, Acre, Brazil.

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Distribution Mapacre antshrike