Spix's Warbling-Antbird Hypocnemis striata

Brazilian name: papa-formiga-cantador

Male Spix's Warbling-Antbird, Carajás, Pará, Brazil, February 2002 - click for larger image Carajás, Pará, Brazil
February 2002

The Spix's Warbling-Antbird is distributed in Brazil south of the Amazon and east of the middle and lower Madeira. It is found in forest borders and secondary woodland often near water or marshes. It gleans in foliage and often picks its prey from the underside of leaves.

Male Warbling Antbird, Carajás, Pará, Brazil, February 2002 - click for larger image It has strongly marked black and white upperparts in the male and is quite rufescent on the flanks.
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