Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Megastictus (1 species, 1 worldwide)


Pearly Antshrike
Pearly Antshrike (Megastictus margaritatus) Male
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Pearly Antshrike
Pearly Antshrike (Megastictus margaritatus) Female
Caura, Venezuela
  Wings similar to male but with buff vs. white.
   
Photograph by David Ascanio - www.abtbirds.com   © All Rights Reserved.

Song composed of three very different parts is impressive.
Side view.


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