Tag: Thamnophilus divisorius

Calayan Rail discovered in 2004

Calayan Rail Thamnophilus divisorius LEAST CONCERN A new species of bird has been discovered on a remote island in the northern Philippines, by a team of Filipino and British wildlife researchers. The Calayan Rail is a relative of the internationally familiar Moorhen, with bright red beak and legs contrasting strikingly with its dark plumage. But […]

Acre Antshrike discovered in 2004

Acre Antshrike Thamnophilus divisorius LEAST CONCERN The Acre Antshrike (Thamnophilus divisorius) is a member of the antbird family (Thamnophilidae). Its closest relatives are the Streak-backed Antshrike and the Amazonian Antshrike (Whitney et al. 2004). It was discovered in 1996 in the Acre Arch uplands in the state of Acre in Brazil, and described as a […]