• Welcome to BirdForum, the internet's largest birding community with thousands of members from all over the world. The forums are dedicated to wild birds, birding, binoculars and equipment and all that goes with it.

    Please register for an account to take part in the discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.
ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

Barred Antthrush - BirdForum Opus

Chamaeza mollissima


19–20·5 cm


South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia



There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • C. m. mollissima:
  • C. m. yungae:
  • Locally in Andes of south-eastern Peru (Cusco) and northern Bolivia (Cochabamba)


Inhabits dense undergrowth often with fallen trees in cloud forests.



There is very little published information, but they are known to eat small seeds.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2015)

Recommended Citation

External Links

GSearch checked for 2020 platform.