Schwartz's Antthrush

The Schwartz's Antthrush is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Schwartz's Antthrush (Chamaeza turdina) is a species of bird in the Formicariidae family. It is found in Colombia and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It takes its name from ornithologist Paul Schwartz, who reclassified the species. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Chamaeza turdina. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. More

The name Schwartz's Antthrush is quite appropriate." Comments from Jaramillo: "NO Sounds good to me, and I do think it is a real benefit to the users of these English names when ours match those of HBW. So when there is a viable option that makes sense and matches HBW, I am likely to go with it." Comments from Stiles: "NO. No reasonable alternative exists, no reason to change." Comments from Nores: "YES. More

Schwartz's Antthrush: One bird seen very well in Henri Pittier N.P. along Choroni Road and several others heard. A very difficult species that we only saw because of David being our guide. Plain-backed Antpitta: Birds heard frequently on both Choroni Road and Ocumare Road in Henri Pittier N.P., but seeing this species is a much different story as it is quite difficult. We saw one briefly as it flew by us in response to a tape. More

Schwartz's Antthrush (Chamaeza turdina) by Chris Parrish. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Formicariidae
Genus : Chamaeza
Species : turdina
Authority : (Cabanis & Heine, 1859)