Category: 2000

Caatinga Antwren discovered in 2000

Caatinga Antwren Herpsilochmus sellowi NEAR THREATENED Herpsilochmus pileatus is locally uncommon in caatinga scrub and deciduous woodland in interior north-east Brazil up to 1,000 m. It has been recorded from Barra do Corda in central Maranhão, Serra do Cachimbo in south Pará, Chapada de Araripe and Várzea Formosa in Ceará, and several localities in central […]

Taiwan Bush warbler discovered in 2000

Taiwan Bush-warbler Bradypterus alishanensis LEAST CONCERN A bush-warbler of the genus Bradypterus, known from the mountains of Taiwan since 1917, has never been formally named as a distinct taxon. Songs of the Taiwan population differ strikingly from those of its Asian congeners in being much clearer, sweeter, more piercing, and in having a very different […]