Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Cercomacroides (5 species, 6 worldwide)


Riparian Antbird
Riparian Antbird (Cercomacroides fuscicauda) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Riparian Antbird
Riparian Antbird (Cercomacroides fuscicauda) Female
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Split from the [Blackish Antbird]. Only song (not call) and habitat are different. Found in varzea and riparian forests.

Blackish Antbird
Blackish Antbird (Cercomacroides nigrescens nigrescens) Male
Peperpot Nature Park, Commewijne, Suriname
  A darker race than those in the southern half of South America.
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Blackish Antbird
Blackish Antbird (Cercomacroides nigrescens aequatorialis) Female
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador
  Note greyish eyes.
   
Photograph by Peter Hawrylyshyn   © All Rights Reserved.


Parker's Antbird
Parker's Antbird (Cercomacroides parkeri) Male ENDEMIC
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, Anorí, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Parker's Antbird
Parker's Antbird (Cercomacroides parkeri) Female ENDEMIC
Otún Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Local between around 1200 and 2200 meters.

Black Antbird
Black Antbird (Cercomacroides serva) Male
Owlet Lodge, Peru  
   
Photograph by Peter Hawrylyshyn   © All Rights Reserved.

Black Antbird
Black Antbird (Cercomacroides serva) Female
Los Amigos Biological Station, Peru
  Note plain unmarked wing.
   
Photograph by Joe Tobias   © All Rights Reserved.


Dusky Antbird
Dusky Antbird (Cercomacroides tyrannina) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Dusky Antbird
Dusky Antbird (Cercomacroides tyrannina) Immature
Metropolitan Park, Panama City, Panama  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.



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