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Imeri Warbling Antbird

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Hypocnemis flavescens


[edit] Identification


  • Black iris
  • Short tail

[edit] Distribution

East-central Colombia to southern Venezuela and extreme north-western Amazonian Brazil

[edit] Taxonomy


[edit] Habitat

Rainforest borders and secondary woodland often near water or marshes.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

It gleans for insects in foliage and often picks its prey from the underside of leaves.

[edit] Breeding

They are monogamous. Both adults share the incubation of the 2 eggs and subsequent care of the young.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2010. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2010. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at
  2. SACC proposal (passed) to split Warbling Antbird
  3. Mort and Phyllis Isler and Bret Whitney: "Species Limits in Antbirds (Thamnophilidae): The Warbling Antbird (Hypocnemis cantator) complex." The Auk 124(1):11-28, 2007.

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