Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Myrmeciza (14 species, 22 worldwide)


Black-throated Antbird
Black-throated Antbird (Myrmeciza atrothorax tenebrosa) Male
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Black-throated Antbird
Black-throated Antbird (Myrmeciza atrothorax tenebrosa) Female
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Stub-tailed Antbird
Stub-tailed Antbird (Myrmeciza berlepschi) Male
San Cipriano, Valle de Cauca, Colombia  
   

Stub-tailed Antbird
Stub-tailed Antbird (Myrmeciza berlepschi) Female
San Cipriano, Valle de Cauca, Colombia  
   

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Northern Chestnut-tailed Antbird (Myrmeciza castanea)
   


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Yapacana Antbird (Myrmeciza disjuncta)
   


Loud. Found in a specific forest habitat with tall grass.

Chestnut-backed Antbird
Chestnut-backed Antbird (Myrmeciza exsul cassini) Male
ProAves Blue-billed Curassow Reserve, Puerto Pinzon, Boyaca, Colombia  
   

Chestnut-backed Antbird
Chestnut-backed Antbird (Myrmeciza exsul cassini) Female
ProAves Blue-billed Curassow Reserve, Puerto Pinzon, Boyaca, Colombia  
   

Most common antbird in its range.

Sooty Antbird
Sooty Antbird (Myrmeciza fortis fortis)
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Plumbeous Antbird
Plumbeous Antbird (Myrmeciza hyperythra) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Plumbeous Antbird
Plumbeous Antbird (Myrmeciza hyperythra) Female
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Blue-lored Antbird
Blue-lored Antbird (Myrmeciza immaculata) Male
Laguna Tabacal, Cundinamarca, Colombia  
   

Blue-lored Antbird
Blue-lored Antbird (Myrmeciza immaculata concepcion) Female
Aralcal, San Peregrino, Caldas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Juan Antonio Ocampo Wilches   © All Rights Reserved.

Closely related to Zeledon's Antbird found on the Pacific slope. The biggest visual difference is the shade of brown of the females. Only one of several of the vocalizations is different. Once called the Immaculate Antbird.

White-bellied Antbird
White-bellied Antbird (Myrmeciza longipes) Male
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   

White-bellied Antbird
White-bellied Antbird (Myrmeciza longipes panamensis) Female
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   

White-shouldered Antbird
White-shouldered Antbird (Myrmeciza melanoceps) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia
  Female is brown with black hood.
   

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Esmeraldas Antbird (Myrmeciza nigricauda)
   


Magdalena Antbird
Magdalena Antbird (Myrmeciza palliata) Male Near Threatened
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Magdalena Antbird
Magdalena Antbird (Myrmeciza palliata) Female Near Threatened
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Grey-bellied Antbird
Grey-bellied Antbird (Myrmeciza pelzelni) Male
Mitu, Vaupes, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Zeledon's Antbird
Zeledon's Antbird (Myrmeciza zeledoni macrorhyncha) Male
Milpe Bird Sanctuary, Los Bancos, Ecuador  
   

Zeledon's Antbird
Zeledon's Antbird (Myrmeciza zeledoni zeledoni) Female
National Park Darien, Panama  
   
Photograph by Mdf (Wikipedia)     Copyright and usage info

Closely related to Blue-lored Antbird found in the Andes. Once called the Immaculate Antbird.


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