antbird

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  • noun

Synonyms for antbird

any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarms

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New distributional records of Rufous-necked Puffbird Malacoptila rufa and Pearly Antshrike Megastictus margaritatus in Peruvian Amazonia.
A new species of Thamnophilus antshrike (Aves: Thamnophilidae) from the Serra do Divisor, Acre, Brazil.
guttatus Red-billed Scythebill Campyloramphus trochiliros- tris Antbirds Thamnophilidae Fasciated Antshrike Cymbilaimus lineatus Undulated Antshrike Frederickena unduligera Great Antshrike Taraba major Castelnau's Antshrike Thamnophilus cryptoleucus White-shouldered Antshrike T.
I also observed a Fasciated Antshrike (Cymbilaimus lineatus) prey on a nest at the mainland site.
The antshrike nest was 2 m from the edge of the vegetation and 2 m above ground.
The return intervals of parents to the nest were not unusually long as Slaty Antshrike parents provision young only a few times per hour.
The antshrike nest (with 2 nestlings) was far from any edge and 1 m in height above ground.
The antshrike nest (with 2 eggs) was on the edge of a small gap and 1.
I was nearby at 1400 hrs when I heard the Slaty Antshrike alarm call.
This is the first observation of a Fasciated Antshrike as a nest predator.
Predators at antshrike nests did not spend more than 2 min at a nest.
The Slaty Antshrike pair vocalized during and after the predation event by the toucan, and adults were aggressive in their nest defense with the Fasciated Antshrike.
They were frequently, but not habitually, encountered as members of mixed-species flocks of insectivores comprised primarily of woodcreepers, other foliage-gleaners, antshrikes, and antwrens.
amabilis; Stiles and Skutch 1989), Blackhooded and Western Slaty antshrikes (Thamnophilus bridgesi and T.
Evolution into and out of the Andes: a Bayesian analysis of historical diversification in Thamnophilus antshrikes.