Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Frederickena (2 species, 3 worldwide)


Fulvous Antshrike
Fulvous Antshrike (Frederickena fulva) Male
Rio Bigal, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Harold Greeney   © All Rights Reserved.

Fulvous Antshrike
Fulvous Antshrike (Frederickena fulva) Female
Rio Bigal, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Harold Greeney   © All Rights Reserved.

Split from the [Undulated Antshrike] and virtually impossible to differentiate. The Fulvous is found in the Andean foothills and the Undulated in the Amazon basin. Looks a bit similar to [Fasciated Antshrike] but male is darker.

Undulated Antshrike
Undulated Antshrike (Frederickena unduliger diversa) Male
Los Amigos Biological Station, Peru  
   
Photograph by Joe Tobias   © All Rights Reserved.

Compare to similar [Fulvous Antshrike].


© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica       Mexico
Experimental sites:       Guyana       Peru       Nicaragua       Venezuela
Really Experimental sites:       Brazil       Bolivia       Cuba