Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)  
Genus: Furnarius (5 species, 8 worldwide)


Pacific Hornero
Pacific Hornero (Furnarius cinnamomeus)
Ecuador  
   
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Pale-legged Hornero
Pale-legged Hornero (Furnarius leucopus tricolor)
Puerto Narino, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Usually seen walking on the ground, or close to it. Relatively loud call.

Caribbean Hornero
Caribbean Hornero (Furnarius longirostris endoecus)
Puerto Boyaca, Colombia
  Horneros are generally seen on the ground. They make oven-like nests in trees out of clay (hornero translates more or less to oven-maker).
   

Lesser Hornero
Lesser Hornero (Furnarius minor)
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia
  Found in Amazon big river ecosystem.
   

Usually seen walking on the ground, or at nest. Look for a mud nest 3-6 meters above the ground.

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Bay Hornero (Furnarius torridus)
   



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