antbird


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Synonyms for antbird

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

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For example, consider the warbling antbirds in the Amazon (Hypocnemis cantator).
We also conducted some censuses in the two hours centered at dusk, when several species of wood-creepers and antbirds sing as they head to their roosts, and when nightjars and owls are most vocal.
Effects of forest heterogeneity on occurrence and abundance of the scale-backed antbird, Hylophylax poecilinotus (Aves: Thamnophilidae), in the Amazon forest.
Unlike the less synchronous dusky antbird, clay-colored robins produced young with an unexpected biological parent.
For six species of antbird (Formicariidae) included in the sample of Karr et al.
These "flock dropouts," the woodcreepers Glyphorynchus spirurus and Xiphorhynchus pardalotus, and the antbird Myrmotherula axillaris, showed no change in abundance between pre-isolation and time 2 (Wilcoxon signed-ranks test, P [greater than] 0.
Colorimetric and morphometric gradients in colombian populations of dusky antbirds (Cercomacra tyrannina), with a description of a new species, Cercomacra parkeri.
DeWoody along with former Purdue graduate student Johel Chaves-Campos studied ocellated antbirds in the tropical forests of Central America.
Meanwhile, the hungry antbirds wait low on the periphery to ambush and kill any insects trying to escape the mandibles of the vicious invaders.
On the behavior of five species of Rhegmatorhina, ant-following antbirds of the Amazon basin.
Potential avian predators seen in the area of the transects included several species of motmots Momotidae), puffbirds (Bucconidae), kiskadees (Tyrannidae), cuckoos (Cuculidae), and various antbirds (Formicariidae) and raptors.