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Common Thornbird Phacellodomus rufifrons

Described by: Wied (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Rufous-fronted Thornbird, Plain Thornbird, Plain-fronted Thornbird, Plain Thornbird, Northern Thornbird, Peruvian Thornbird, Red-fronted Thornbird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Sep, 2000 © Arthur Grosset  Jaqueira, Pernambuco, Brazil - Mar, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug 20, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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Tropical South America;
Three widely separated populations;
(1) E. Colombia and n. Venezuela.
(2) S. Venezuela.
(3) Ne. Peru.
(4) Ne. Brazil.
(5) E. Brazil (Bahia (Chapada Diamantina and Boa Nova).
(6) S. Brazil and Paraguay.
(7) Bolivia and nw. Argentina.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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