Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Myrmotherula (15 species, 25 worldwide)


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Yellow-throated Antwren (Myrmotherula ambigua)
   


Leaden Antwren
Leaden Antwren (Myrmotherula assimilis assimilis) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Leaden Antwren
Leaden Antwren (Myrmotherula assimilis assimilis) Female
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

White-flanked Antwren
White-flanked Antwren (Myrmotherula axillaris albigula) Male
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   

White-flanked Antwren
White-flanked Antwren (Myrmotherula axillaris albigula) Female
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

Generally common. White flank often hidden.

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Plain-winged Antwren (Myrmotherula behni)
   


Pygmy Antwren
Pygmy Antwren (Myrmotherula brachyura)
Amacayacu National Park, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Very similar to the Moustached Antwren but with a thinner malar stripe.

Cherrie's Antwren
Cherrie's Antwren (Myrmotherula cherriei) Male
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  
   

Cherrie's Antwren
Cherrie's Antwren (Myrmotherula cherriei) Female
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  
   

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Moustached Antwren (Myrmotherula ignota)
   


Very similar to the Pygmy Antwren but with a thicker malar stripe, and smaller (ProAves).

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Stripe-chested Antwren (Myrmotherula longicauda)
   


Long-winged Antwren
Long-winged Antwren (Myrmotherula longipennis) Male
Pantiacolla Ridge, Madre de Dios, Peru  
   
Photograph by Graham Montgomery   © All Rights Reserved.

Grey Antwren
Grey Antwren (Myrmotherula menetriesii)
Boca Pariamanu, Peru  
   
Photograph by Isabel Apkarian   © All Rights Reserved.

Amazonian Streaked Antwren
Amazonian Streaked Antwren (Myrmotherula multostriata) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Amazonian Streaked Antwren
Amazonian Streaked Antwren (Myrmotherula multostriata) Female
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Pacific Antwren
Pacific Antwren (Myrmotherula pacifica) Male
Farallones National Park, Colombia  
   

Pacific Antwren
Pacific Antwren (Myrmotherula pacifica) Female
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

Slaty Antwren
Slaty Antwren (Myrmotherula schisticolor) Male
Otún Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia  
   

Slaty Antwren
Slaty Antwren (Myrmotherula schisticolor schisticolor) Female
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia  
   

Found between 1000m and 2000m.

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Rio Suno Antwren (Myrmotherula sunensis)
   


Guianan Streaked Antwren
Guianan Streaked Antwren (Myrmotherula surinamensis) Male Vulnerable
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  
   


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