Description of the nest of two Thamnophilidae species in Brazilian Amazon


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.


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Leite, G.A., Barreiros, M.H.M., Farias, I.P. et al. Description of the nest of two Thamnophilidae species in Brazilian Amazon. Rev. Bras. Ornitol. 24, 83–85 (2016).

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