Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thamnophilidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Para, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Manaus, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Manaus, Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Rondonia, Brazil
Status: The Gray Antbird is fairly common and widespread in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 1150 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Hormiguero Gris.
Sub-species: Gray Antbird (Cercomacra cinerascens cinerascens), (P. L. Sclater), 1857. S Venezuela (W & S Bolívar, Amazonas), SE Colombia, E Ecuador, NE Peru (N of R Amazon and R Marañón) and NW Amazonian Brazil (N Amazonas, Roraima, N Pará W of R Nhamunda).
(Cercomacra cinerascens sclateri), Hellmayr, 1905. E Peru (mainly S of R Amazon and R Marañón but also occurs N of latter), SW Amazonian Brazil (S of R Amazon, E to R Madeira) and NW Bolivia (Pando, La Paz, Beni).
Meaning of Name: Cercomacra: Gr. Kerkos= tail and makros= long. cinerascens: L. cinis, cineris= ashes, cinerescens, cinerescentis= ashen.