Black-hooded antshrike

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Black-hooded antshrike
Black-hooded Antshrike - Rio Tigre - Costa Rica MG 8351 (26630318011).jpg
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Thamnophilidae
Genus: Thamnophilus
T. bridgesi
Binomial name
Thamnophilus bridgesi
Sclater, 1856

The black-hooded antshrike (Thamnophilus bridgesi) is a species of bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is found in Costa Rica and Panama. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and heavily degraded former forest.

The black-hooded antshrike was described by the English zoologist Philip Sclater in 1856 and given the its current binomial name Thamnophilus bridgesi.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Thamnophilus bridgesi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Sclater, Philip L. (1856). "List of mammals and birds collected by Mr. Bridges in the town of David in the province of Chiriqui in the state of Panama". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 24 (309): 138–143 [141].

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