IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

Thamnophilus nigrocinereus is a polymorphic species of the Amazon Basin, generally locally common throughout its range. Subspecies cinereoniger occurs on the drainages of ro Meta, in north-east Colombia, the upper Orinoco River, in south-west Venezuela, and the lower Rio Uaups and Rio Negro, in north-west Amazonian Brazil. This taxon is present in a number of protected areas, including Rio Negro State Park (Brazil), Alto Orinoco-Casiquiare Biosphere Reserve and Yapacana National Park (both Venezuela). Subspecies tschudii is found along the lower Rio Madeira in eastern Amazonas, west-central Brazil. Subspecies huberi occurs along the lower Rio Tapajs in western Par, east-central Brazil; it is fairly common in the Tapajs National Park. The nominate subspecies nigrocinereus occurs in east Brazil, ranging along the Amazon River and its tributaries from the mouth of Rio Tapajs eastwards to Amap. Subspecies kulczynskii ranges from extreme northern Amap into adjacent east French Guiana (del Hoyo et al. 2003).


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