Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Cercomacra (7 species, 13 worldwide)


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Grey Antbird (Cercomacra cinerascens)
   


A vocal antbird only found high in the canopy, and thus rarely seen.

Riparian Antbird
Riparian Antbird (Cercomacra fuscicauda aequatorialis) Male
Puerto Narino, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Riparian Antbird
Riparian Antbird (Cercomacra fuscicauda aequatorialis) Female
Puerto Narino, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Split from the Blackish Antbird. Only song and habitat are different. Riparian means found along river forests.

Blackish Antbird
Blackish Antbird (Cercomacra nigrescens aequatorialis) Female
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador
  Note bluish eyes.
   
Photograph by Peter Hawrylyshyn   © All Rights Reserved.

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Jet Antbird (Cercomacra nigricans)
   


Often is dry forests.

Parker's Antbird
Parker's Antbird (Cercomacra parkeri) Male ENDEMIC
ProAves Chestnut-capped Piha Reserve, AnorĂ­, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Parker's Antbird
Parker's Antbird (Cercomacra parkeri) Female ENDEMIC
OtĂșn Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia  
   

Local between around 1200 and 2200 meters.

Black Antbird
Black Antbird (Cercomacra serva) Male
Owlet Lodge, Peru  
   
Photograph by Peter Hawrylyshyn   © All Rights Reserved.

Dusky Antbird
Dusky Antbird (Cercomacra tyrannina rufiventris) Male
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   

Dusky Antbird
Dusky Antbird (Cercomacra tyrannina) Immature
Metropolitan Park, Panama City, Panama  
   


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