Esmeraldas Antbird

Esmeraldas Antbird / Sipia nigricauda

Esmeraldas Antbird

Here the details of the Esmeraldas Antbird named bird below:

SCI Name:  Sipia nigricauda
Protonym:  Myrmeciza nigricauda Biol.Centr.-Am. 2 p.230
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  esmant1
Type Locality:  Intac, Ecuador.
Publish Year:  1892
IUCN Status:  


(Thamnophilidae; Ϯ Stub-tailed Antbird S. berlepschi) Sipi, Chocó, western Colombia; "SIPIA Hellmayr, genus nov....  Sipia HELLMAYR, genus nov.  Nearest to Cercomacra, but tail very much shorter (two-thirds as long as, instead of being equal to, or even longer than, the wing) and much less graduated (the outer most rectrix falling short of the penultimate one by only four millimetres); rectrices decidedly narrower; tarsus much longer and stronger.   Type: Pyriglena berlepschi HARTERT." (Hellmayr 1924).

L. niger black; cauda tail.