Slender Antbird

Scientific Name
Rhopornis ardesiacus
Genus
Conservation Status
Endangered (EN)

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The Slender Antbird (Rhopornis ardesiacus) is an endangered species of bird in the Thamnophilidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Rhopornis. It is endemic to dry forest at altitudes of in Bahia and Minas Gerais in Brazil. It is threatened by habitat loss. This relatively long-tailed antbird is about in length. Both sexes are grey with black-and-white markings on the wings and red eyes. The male has a black throat, while the female has a white throat and a brown crown.