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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He described the insect as an erebid moth sitting above the neck of a sleeping adult female black-chinned antbird. Rather than doing it discreetly, the moth was 'constantly moving its proboscis toward the birds' ocular area, sometimes resting it inside the eye and presumably feeding upon secretions (tears),' Moraes wrote in his report.
Psittacara wagleri Scarlet-fronted CH, S Parakeet THAMNOPHILIDAE, Antwren, Antshrike, Antbird 92.
Territory switching and floating in white-bellied antbird (Myrmeciza longipes), a resident tropical passerine in Panama.--Auk 121: 486-496.
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.
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.