Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)  
Genus: Thripadectes (5 species, 7 worldwide)


Flammulated Treehunter
Flammulated Treehunter (Thripadectes flammulatus flammulatus)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
   

A bit larger and more coarsely streaked than the Striped Treehunter.

Striped Treehunter
Striped Treehunter (Thripadectes holostictus holostictus)
 
   

Found in bamboo-laden Andean cloudforest from Venezuela to Bolivia (Athanas). The most widespread treehunter, but not the easiest to see.

Uniform Treehunter
Uniform Treehunter (Thripadectes ignobilis)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   

Black-billed Treehunter
Black-billed Treehunter (Thripadectes melanorhynchus melanorhynchus)
Pantiacolla Ridge, Madre de Dios, Peru  
   
Photograph by Graham Montgomery   © All Rights Reserved.

Streak-capped Treehunter
Streak-capped Treehunter (Thripadectes virgaticeps sclateri)
Cali, Colombia  
   


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