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Bertoni's Antbird - BirdForum Opus

Photo by Lcverissimo
Londrina, Paraná, Brazil, April 2014
Drymophila rubricollis


12·5–13·5 cm

  • Black crown
  • Long white supercilium
  • Broad black band through eye


South-eastern Brazil, to extreme eastern Paraguay, and north-eastern Argentina (Misiones).


This is a monotypic species[1].

Bertoni's Antbird has been split from Ferruginous Antbird.


Bamboo thickets in montane and lowland evergreen forest



Their diet consists mostly of insects, including spiders.


  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. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2015)

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