Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Myrmelastes (3 species, 8 worldwide)


Plumbeous Antbird
Plumbeous Antbird (Myrmelastes hyperythrus) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Plumbeous Antbird
Plumbeous Antbird (Myrmelastes hyperythrus) Female
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.


Spot-winged Antbird
Spot-winged Antbird (Myrmelastes leucostigma) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Spot-winged Antbird
Spot-winged Antbird (Myrmelastes leucostigma subplumbeus) Female
PNN Amacayacu, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Often common in 'tierra firma', and up to 1000m on Andean slope.

Slate-colored Antbird
Slate-colored Antbird (Myrmelastes schistaceus) Male
Palmari, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Nicole Desnoyers   © All Rights Reserved.

Slate-colored Antbird
Slate-colored Antbird (Myrmelastes schistaceus) Female
Palmari, Brazil  
   
Photograph by Nicole Desnoyers   © All Rights Reserved.

Similar to [Spot-winged Antbird], but female does not have grey head.


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