Scale-backed Antbirds

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Scale-backed Antbird - Male

FemaleThe Scale-backed Antbirds (Willisornis poecilonotus) are found in the Amazon of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.

They inhabit tropical moist lowland forests.

They regularly follow swarms of army ants - hence their common name.



Male and most female Scale-backed Antbirds have white bars on the back.


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