Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Percnostola (1 species, 2 worldwide)


Black-headed Antbird
Black-headed Antbird (Percnostola rufifrons jensoni) Male
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia
  Note wingbars and pale eye.
   

Black-headed Antbird
Black-headed Antbird (Percnostola rufifrons jensoni) Female
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Note pale eye in west part of range, and red eye further east (Guyanas, east Brazil). Female jensoni race greyer and found in NE Peru (HBW) but also recorded in Leticia, Colombia and thus could be in northwest Brazil. Other females uniformly rufous. Follows ant swarms.


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