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White-bearded Antshrike

Biatas nigropectus


Unique antbird in the Biatas genera, with 7,1 inches (18 cm). The female is brown with a rufous crest; presents white supercilium and a white collar, resembling the White-collared Foliage-gleaner, and the male differs by presenting a black crest and a black throat.


The White-bearded Antshrike inhabits bamboo patches along the Atlantic Forest in Brazil and Argentina.


Is threatened to extinction due habitat loss and forest fragmentation. Vulnerable according IUCN.

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Pomerode, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Spotted on Jan 10, 2012
Submitted on Jun 24, 2012

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