Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Dysithamnus (4 species, 8 worldwide)

White-streaked Antvireo
White-streaked Antvireo (Dysithamnus leucostictus leucostictus) Male Vulnerable
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Rare and local in the western Andean foothills. Similar to Bicolored Antvireo, except that female has heavy white streaking in front.

Plain Antvireo
Plain Antvireo (Dysithamnus mentalis) Male
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, AnorĂ­, Antioquia, Colombia  

Plain Antvireo
Plain Antvireo (Dysithamnus mentalis)
Laguna Tabacal, Cundinamarca, Colombia  

With many color variations in its large range. Note the round darker area behind the eye (ear) on both male and female.

Bicolored Antvireo
Bicolored Antvireo (Dysithamnus occidentalis occidentalis) Male Vulnerable
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia  

Spot-crowned Antvireo
Spot-crowned Antvireo (Dysithamnus puncticeps intensus) Male
Darien National Park, Panama  

Spot-crowned Antvireo
Spot-crowned Antvireo (Dysithamnus puncticeps) Female
Darien National Park, Panama  

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