Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Hylophylax (3 species, 3 worldwide)


Spotted Antbird
Spotted Antbird (Hylophylax naevioides naevioides) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Spotted Antbird
Spotted Antbird (Hylophylax naevioides capnitis) Female
Soberania National Park, Panama  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

In a genus of small but vocal antbirds. Seen at ant swarms and common in most of range.

Spot-backed Antbird
Spot-backed Antbird (Hylophylax naevius naevius) Male
Reserva Natural La Isla Escondida, Orito, Putumayo, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Compare to [Dot-backed Antbird].
Additional photo.

Dot-backed Antbird
Dot-backed Antbird (Hylophylax punctulatus) Male
Apiacás, MT, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Hector Bottai     Copyright and usage info

A small and pretty antbird that stays close to the forest floor. Compare to [Spot-backed Antbird], but usually found in wetter areas and varzea forest.


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