Description of the nest of two Thamnophilidae species in Brazilian Amazon

Gabriel Augusto Leite, Marcelo Henrique Mello Barreiros, Izeni Pires Farias, Carlos Augusto Peres

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Many Thamnophilidae species have poorly known breeding. Here we describe the nests and eggs of two species, Epinecrophylla ornata from a terra firme forest, and Myrmotherula assimilis from a flooded forest in Brazil. Knowledge on the natural
history of these species is important for future conservation strategies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)83-85
Number of pages3
JournalRevista Brasileira de Ornitologia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2016


  • Epinecrophylla ornata
  • floodplain forest
  • Myrmotherula assimilis
  • reproduction
  • terra firme

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