Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Typical Antbirds :: Variable Antshrike

Variable Antshrike Thamnophilus caerulescens

Described by: Vieillot (1816)
Alternate common name(s): Mountain Antshrike, Peruvian Antshrike, Bar-bellied Antshrike, Andean Antshrike, La Paz Antshrike, Bolivian Antshrike, Tawny-bellied Antshrike
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Reserva Volta Velha, ItapoŠ, Santa Catarina, Brazil - Jul, 2001 © Arthur Grosset  Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Aug 14, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Nov 20, 2008 © Lou Hegedus  Itatiaia National Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Nov 20, 2008 © Lou Hegedus  Parque Estadual Intervales, S„o Paulo, Brazil - Nov, 2008 © Lou Hegedus 
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E. of Andes in w. through s. tropical to e. South America;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) N. Peru.
(2) Andes of e. Peru from La Libertad and Amazonas s. to Puno.
(3) Andes of wc. Bolivia (La Paz and Cochabamba).
(4) Lowlands of e. Bolivia (Santa Cruz).
(5) C. and s. Bolivia and nw. Argentina.
(6) S. Brazil and n. Paraguay.
(7) Lowlands of se. Brazil, Uruguay and ne. Argentina.
(8) Lowlands of c. and se. Bolivia, e. and s. Brazil (Bahia (Chapada Diamantina), w. and n. Paraguay and nw. Argentina.
(9) Ec. Brazil.
(10) Sc. Brazil.
(11) E. Brazil n. to Ceara and Pernambuco.
(12) E. Brazil.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: John van der Woude


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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