Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)  
Genus: Microbates (2 species, 2 worldwide)

Tawny-faced Gnatwren
Tawny-faced Gnatwren (Microbates cinereiventris cinereiventris)
San Cipriano, Valle de Cauca, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Usually seen inside the forest in small groups close to the ground, often in sections of the forest with ferns.

Collared Gnatwren
Collared Gnatwren (Microbates collaris)
Photograph by Philip Stouffer   © All Rights Reserved.

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