antbird


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antbird

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ant thrush

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(Animals) any of various dull-coloured South American passerine birds of the family Formicariidae, such as Hylophylax naevioides (spotted ant bird), that typically feed on ants. Also called: bush shrike
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Noun1.antbird - any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarmsantbird - any of various dull-colored South American birds that feeding on ants some following army ant swarms
tyrannid - a passerine bird of the suborder Tyranni
ant thrush - a kind of antbird
ant shrike - antbirds superficially resembling shrikes
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Multiple spcciation across the Andes and throughout Amazonia: the ease of the spot-backed antbird species complex (Hylophylax naevius/ Hylophylax naevioides).
Immaculate antbird - nomadic bird which follows its food, solider ants.
When antbird couples hear recorded solos of a female, the resident male usually begins to sing.
Only 7 percent remains of the original 400,000-square-mile forest, home to hundreds of species of trees and animals like tapirs, jaguars and the rare marsh antbird.
Demography and reproductive success in the Dusky Antbird, Cercomacra tyrannina.
Cercomacra tyrannina, an understory antbird species, also occurred primarily in treefall gaps (see Fig.
Diagnosis of a hybrid antbird (Phlegopsis nigromaculata x Phlegopsis erythroptera) and the rarity of hybridization among suboscines.
Besides marine birds such as pelicans, which nest in the national park, and frigate birds, there are nineteen migratory species, including varieties of eagle, hummingbird, antbird, flycatcher, and tanager.
the Ocellated Antbird, Phaenostictus mcleannani, the Stripe-breasted Wren, Cantorchilus thoracicus, and the White-breasted Wood Wren, H.
Joseph Tobias and Dr Nathalie Seddon from the Edward Grey Institute, University of Oxford, the research team analysed the calls and songs of two antbird species that were living side-by-side in the Amazon rainforest- the Peruvian warbling-antbird and the yellow-breasted warbling-antbird.
In this intensely crowded real estate, how long would an antbird wait before advertising for a new partner?