Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Pyriglena (1 species, 3 worldwide)

White-backed Fire-eye
White-backed Fire-eye (Pyriglena leuconota castanoptera) Male
San Augustin, Huila, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Note white back on male, present on a number of species of antbirds. Female varies widely across large range, and may be all brown, or have a black head, or a black head and belly.

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