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Bahia, Brazil
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Passeriformes > Thamnophilidae

Silvery-cheeked Antshrike

Sakesphorus cristatus

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Striking crested antshrike. Males are black from the crest to the breast, with a spotted white-tipped tail; females have a rusty crown and an all-brown tail. Forages from the middle levels to the understory in deciduous forest, woodland, and shrubby dry forest (caatinga). Sings a series of short nasal notes that decelerates rapidly towards the end. Calls include a clear whistle.

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