Monday, 2 December 2013

Slaty Bristlefront

The Slaty Bristlefront (Merulaxis ater) is a member of the tapaculos, the Neotropical bird family Rhinocryptidae. It inhabits the forests of south-east Brazil. It is currently becoming rare due to habitat loss, especially to the lowland forests. Scientific classification: Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Chordata, Class: Aves, Order: Passeriformes, Family: Rhinocryptidae, Genus: Merulaxis, Species: M. ater, Binomial name: Merulaxis ater.

 Slaty Bristlefront - Photo source link
 Slaty Bristlefront - Photo source link
 Slaty Bristlefront - Photo source link
 Slaty Bristlefront - Photo source link
 Slaty Bristlefront - Photo source link
Slaty Bristlefront - Photo source link

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