Myrmotherula snowi

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Myrmotherula snowi is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

Range & population Myrmotherula snowi has only ever been recorded in Alagoas and Pernambuco states, north-east Brazil. It was first discovered at Murici (Alagoas) in 1979, when an adult male and two adult females were collected. An additional juvenile male was collected in 1984, and subsequent records throughout the 1990s and in 2000 have only found the species in very small numbers2,4,5,6. Recently, it has also been discovered in Pernambuco at Mata do Benedito11, Mata do Estado7,9 and Frei Caneca8. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Thamnophilidae
Genus : Myrmotherula
Species : snowi
Authority : Teixeira and Gonzaga, 1985