Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Cercomacra (2 species, 7 worldwide)

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Grey Antbird (Cercomacra cinerascens)

A vocal antbird only found high in the canopy, and thus rarely seen. Note white tips to tail feathers.

Jet Antbird
Jet Antbird (Cercomacra nigricans) Male
Reserva Ecologica Manglares-Churute, Guayas province, Ecuador  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Jet Antbird
Jet Antbird (Cercomacra nigricans) Female
Laguna Sonso, Valle de Cauca, Colombia  
Photograph by Peter Hawrylyshyn   © All Rights Reserved.

Often in dry or seasonally dry forests.

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