Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thamnophilidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Tatama, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Napo, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Males | Loc. Colombia|Napo, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Napo Ecuador
Identification & Behavior:
~13.5 cm (5.2 in)
. The male Bicolored Antvireo is black with white wing bars. The female has a rufous-brown back and a rufous cap. The sides of the head and underparts are gray. It forages in the understory and mid-story of humid montane forest. The male is similar to the White-streaked Antvireo but is distinguished by being blacker with white wing bars. The female is darker and lacks the white streaks of the female White-streaked Antvireo
Status: The Bicolored Antvireo is only from two small areas in northern Peru, where it is poorly known. It also occurs in Co and Ec.
Name in Spanish: Batarito Bicolor.
Sub-species: Bicolored Antvireo (Dysithamnus occidentalis punctitectus), Chapman, 1924.
Meaning of Name: Dysithamnus: Gr. Duo= to plunge and thamnos= bush. occidentalis: L. occidentalis= western.
See more of the Family Thamnophilidae
- 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 03/01/2017.