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Yellow-throated Antwren - BirdForum Opus

Myrmotherula ambigua


8–8·5 cm (3-3¼ in)

  • Black upperparts with white streaks
  • Yellow interscapular patch
  • Greyish rump
  • Two white wingbars


South America: found in extreme eastern Colombia, south-western Venezuela and north-western Amazonian Brazil.


This is a monotypic species[1].


They inhabit the canopy of lowland evergreen forests.



Their diet is not well recorded, but is known to consist of small insects and probably includes spiders and other arthropods.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2017)

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