|Thrush-like antpitta (Myrmothera campanisona)|
|Genus:|| Myrmothera |
Myrmothera is a genus of birds belonging to the family Grallariidae. Established by French ornithologist Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot in 1816, it contains two or three species, depending on the taxonomy followed.The International Ornithological Congress (IOC) recognises three species:
Some other taxonomies, including those followed by the Integrated Taxonomic Information System and Handbook of Birds of the World, consider the Tapajos antpitta to be a subspecies of the thrush-like antpitta.Based on DNA analysis, the genus is considered to be a sister taxon to the genus Hylopezus. The name Myrmothera is a compound word created from the Greek words murmos, meaning "ant" and -theras, meaning "hunter" (from therao, meaning "to hunt).
Thrush may refer to:
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Pycnonotus is a genus of songbird in the bulbul family (Pycnonotidae).
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The thrush-like antpitta is a species of bird in the family Grallariidae.
The tepui antpitta or brown-breasted antpitta is a species of bird in the family Grallariidae.
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Zarudny's sparrow, also known as the Asian desert sparrow, is a species of bird in the sparrow family Passeridae, which occurs in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and formerly in Iran. This species has historically been classified as a subspecies of the desert sparrow, which is otherwise restricted to Africa. However, the species has a number of differences with the African species, including very similar plumage in adult males and females, which suggests this species is distinct enough to be considered separate, and possibly not most closely related to the African birds. Consequently, Zarudny's sparrow is treated as a separate species by BirdLife International, the IOC World Bird List, and the Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive.
The Tapajos antpitta is a species of bird in the family Grallariidae.
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