Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Hypocnemoides (2 species, 2 worldwide)


Band-tailed Antbird
Band-tailed Antbird (Hypocnemoides maculicauda) Male Rare/Accidental
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Band-tailed Antbird
Band-tailed Antbird (Hypocnemoides maculicauda) Female Rare/Accidental
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Often found in flooded forest habitat. Almost identical to [Black-chinned Antbird] found mostly north of the Amazon river, but has more (about a centimeter) of white at the end of the tail, and a song twice as long. Recorded for the first time north of the Amazon in 2019 by me, Bird Data editor Tom Friedel!

Black-chinned Antbird
Black-chinned Antbird (Hypocnemoides melanopogon occidentalis) Male
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  
   

Black-chinned Antbird
Black-chinned Antbird (Hypocnemoides melanopogon occidentalis) Female
Inírida, Guainía, Colombia  
   

Often found in flooded forest habitat. Almost identical to [Band-tailed Antbird] found south of the Amazon river, but has a little less white on the tip of the tail.


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