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Description of the nest of two Thamnophilidae species in Brazilian Amazon

Gabriel Augusto Leite, Marcelo Henrique Mello Barreiros, Izeni Pires Farias, Carlos Peres


Many Thamnophilidae species have poorly known breeding. Here we describe the nests and eggs of two species, Epinecrophylla ornata from a terra firme forest, and Myrmotherula assimilis from a flooded forest in Brazil. Knowledge on the natural history of these species is important for future conservation strategies. 

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