Mackenziaena severa (Lichtenstein, 1823)
Occurs in humid forests up to 1400 meters of altitude, mainly in secondary forests, bamboo and even in sub-forests dirty of eucalyptus.
Little is known about the feeding habits of this specie.
The Tufted Antshrike is a Passeriform bird of the family Thamnophilidae.
Large family specimen, measures 8.66 inches long. Both male and female show reddish iris.