Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Formicariidae (Antthrushes)  
Genus: Formicarius (4 species, 6 worldwide)

Genus Formicarius, Antthrushes, are secretive medium-sized insert-eating ground birds of tropical forests with a characteristic tail-raised shape.

Black-faced Antthrush
Black-faced Antthrush (Formicarius analis analis)
Puerto Maldonado, Peru  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Rufous-capped Antthrush
Rufous-capped Antthrush (Formicarius colma ruficeps)
Pereque, Brazil  
Photograph by Brendan Ryan     Copyright and usage info

Black-headed Antthrush
Black-headed Antthrush (Formicarius nigricapillus destructus)
Río Silanche Bird Sanctuary, Pichincha province, Ecuador  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Rufous-breasted Antthrush
Rufous-breasted Antthrush (Formicarius rufipectus carrikeri)
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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