Order: Passeriformes | Family: Formicariidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Costa Rica
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Southeast Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonian Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. No Data
Status: The Black-face Antthrush is widespread and fairly common through Amazonia. Its favors floodplain forest, varzea forests and old second growth. It is known to range up to 1150 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Gallito-Hormiguero de Cara Negra.
Sub-species: Black-faced Antthrush (Formicarius analis zamorae), Chapman, 1923. E Ecuador, N & NE Peru and W Brazil (N of R Solimões, E to Codajás).
(F. a. analis) (d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye), 1837. E & SE Peru S of R Amazon (from Ucayali drainage) and N Bolivia E to C Brazil (E to R Tapajós and Mato Grosso).
Meaning of Name: Formicarius: L. Formica: an ant, a bird associated with ants. analis: L. anus, related to the undertail coverts.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.