Birds of Colombia

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

Black-crested Antshrike
Black-crested Antshrike (Sakesphorus canadensis) Male
Los Flamencos Wildlife Sanctuary, Camarones, La Guajira, Colombia  

Black-crested Antshrike
Black-crested Antshrike (Sakesphorus canadensis pulchellus) Female
Parque Biotematica Megua, Colombia  

This species is found in many habitats, including the desert, and has color variations throughout its large range.

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