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Western Slaty-Antshrike (Thamnophilus atrinucha)

Posted on Mar 4, 2015

Western Slaty-Antshrike (Thamnophilus atrinucha)

According to Sean, the Western Slaty-Antshrike (Thamnophilus atrinucha) is one of the most well studied birds in Panama, due to their inquisitive nature and temperamental attitudes. A male and female usually form a tight bond and forage together. Sometimes they will join up with other antbirds in feeding flocks. They can be found in a wide variety of secondary and primary forest habitat types. They also have one of the most dynamic breeding seasons as it can last the entire year with small clutch sizes, extended post-fledging parental care, and delayed dispersal. Photographed by RTPI...

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