Birds of Peru

    PASSERIFORMES: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)  
Genus: Gymnopithys (2 species, 3 worldwide)


Bicolored Antbird
Bicolored Antbird (Gymnopithys bicolor bicolor)
Soberania National Park, Panama
  Often the most numerous antbird at ant swarms. Male and female similar.
   

Amazon range now called White-cheeked Antbird. Male and female similar. Follows ant swarms. Birds south to northwest Colombia have brown crown bordered with grey, while birds south to Ecuador have red crown and less or no grey.

White-cheeked Antbird
White-cheeked Antbird (Gymnopithys leucaspis leucaspis)
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Amazonian version of Bicolored Antbird.


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