Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Rhegmatorhina (2 species, 5 worldwide)

Chestnut-crested Antbird
Chestnut-crested Antbird (Rhegmatorhina cristata)
Mitu, Vaupes, Colombia
  Photo: Gerard Savaresse
Photograph by Manakin Nature Tours - Luis UrueƱa   © All Rights Reserved.

Sand belt specialist and a much sought after species.

Hairy-crested Antbird
Hairy-crested Antbird (Rhegmatorhina melanosticta melanosticta)
Reserva Natural La Isla Escondida, Orito, Putumayo, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Often seen with army ants.

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