Wing-banded Antbird

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Wing-banded Antbird
Myrmornis torquata - Wing-banded Antbird (male)), Carajas National Forest, Pará, Brazil.jpg
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Myrmornis

Hermann, 1783
Species:
M. torquata
Binomial name
Myrmornis torquata
(Boddaert, 1783)

The Wing-banded Antbird (Myrmornis torquata) is a species of bird in the Thamnophilidae family.

It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.[1] It feeds by hopping on the ground, turning dead leaves over in search of insects.[2] It uses its long bill to do this, and never picks the leaves up.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Wing-banded Antbirds (Myrmornis torquata)". avianweb.com. 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
  2. "Wing-banded Antbird (Myrmornis torquata) » Planet of Birds". planetofbirds.com. 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
  3. Tostain, O. & J. Dujardin (1988) "Nesting of the Wing-Banded Antbird and the Thrush-like Antpitta in French Guiana". Condor 90 (1): 236–239