Animal Database

Hi Homo sapien! Welcome to Animal Database! Anyway, did you know that you're 60% genetically similar to banana trees?

READ MORE

Animal Database
Advertisement
Animal Database
Glossy Antshrike
Sakluc22391
Male
Information
Range Brazil
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Thamnophilidae
Genus Sakesphorus
Species Sakesphorus luctuosus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Glossy antshrike (Sakesphorus luctuosus), is a species of antshrike in the Thamnophilidae family. The glossy antshrike is endemic to Brazil and can only be found near the Amazon River's outlet at the western Atlantic Ocean, and mostly the southern side of the river-(except southern regions of Amapá state); its range extent west to east is about 3000 km (1,865 mi) in a contiguous region. The range includes the island at the river's mouth Marajó Island, Ilha de Marajo.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical swamps.

Advertisement