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Photo by arthurgrosset
Boa Nova, Bahia, Brazil, July 2002
Drymophila ferruginea


It has a black crown and sides of the head, white supercilium and white on the cheeks, a black tail with broad white stripes and bright rusty brown underparts.


South America: found only in south-east Brazil (south-eastern Bahia to northern Santa Catarina, Minas Gerais and São Paulo).


This is a monotypic species[1].

Bertoni's Antbird has been split from Ferruginous Antbird.


Dense vegetation, humid forest, secondary woodland and is particularly associated with bamboo.



  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. BF Member observations.

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