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Male Great Antshrike (Taraba major) Taken in September 2016, in Caucaia, Brazil. Known as Choró-boi, in Portuguese. Brazil,Geotagged,Great antshrike,South America,Taraba major,antshrike,birds Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Male Great Antshrike (Taraba major)

Taken in September 2016, in Caucaia, Brazil. Known as Choró-boi, in Portuguese.

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  1. Nice one Natalia, antshrikes are a beautiful family of birds. Posted 8 days ago

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The great antshrike is a passerine bird in the antbird family. It is the only member of the genus ''Taraba''-.

It is a resident breeder in the tropical New World in southern Mexico, Central America, Trinidad and South America down to northern Argentina and southeastern Brazil.

This is a bird of thickets, cocoa and citrus plantations and sometimes gardens, with a preference for dense undergrowth. It is usually found as territorial pairs. The female lays two, sometimes three,.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Natalia Cara
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Uploaded Feb 13, 2017. Captured in CE-156, 1953, Caucaia - CE, Brazil.