Magdalena Antbird

Magdalena Antbird / Sipia palliata

Magdalena Antbird

Here the details of the Magdalena Antbird named bird below:

SCI Name:  Sipia palliata
Protonym:  Myrmeciza Ioemosticta palliata Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. 30 p. 129
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Thamnophilidae /
Taxonomy Code:  dumant3
Type Locality:  La Palmita, Santander, Colombia.
Publish Year:  1917
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).

palliata / palliatus
L. palliatus cloaked, mantled < pallium cloak, mantle.