Black-faced Antbird
Myrmoborus myotherinus
(L 5.0" Wt 0.56-078 oz)
In a wide range across the Amazon
basin...seven subspecies described.
Wildsumaco Lodge
Ecuador
16Mar2017
flash photo
Antibirds, antthrushes, antsshrikes,
antpittas, and ant-tanagers rarely
eat the toxic army ants but rather
feast on the insects flushed out by
ant swarms.
(Scott Weidensaul)