Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Dysithamnus (4 species, 8 worldwide)


White-streaked Antvireo
White-streaked Antvireo (Dysithamnus leucostictus leucostictus) Male
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Rare and local in the eastern Andean foothills. Similar to Bicolored Antvireo, except that female has heavy white streaking in front.

Plain Antvireo
Plain Antvireo (Dysithamnus mentalis) Male
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, AnorĂ­, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Plain Antvireo
Plain Antvireo (Dysithamnus mentalis) Female
Zafra Reserva Natural, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

With many color variations in its large range. Note the round darker area behind the eye (ear) on both male and female. Common and widespread from sealevel up to 1500m, and usually close to the ground.
Additional photo.

Bicolored Antvireo
Bicolored Antvireo (Dysithamnus occidentalis occidentalis) Male Vulnerable
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Bicolored Antvireo
Bicolored Antvireo (Dysithamnus occidentalis occidentalis) Female Vulnerable
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Seems to travel at all levels of the forest.
Male from back with wing spots.

Spot-crowned Antvireo
Spot-crowned Antvireo (Dysithamnus puncticeps) Male
Darien National Park, Panama  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Spot-crowned Antvireo
Spot-crowned Antvireo (Dysithamnus puncticeps) Female
Darien National Park, Panama  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.



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