THAMNOPHILUS MULTISTRIATUS, BAR-CRESTED ANTSHRIKE
The bar-crested antshrike is a species found in Colombia and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests. Colombia is distributed from 900 to 2200 m high above sea level in the three mountain ranges and the Serranía del Perijá.
Its diet is mainly composed of arthropods and seeds. It is detected very easily by his strong song resembling a good laugh. Both the male and the female take care of the nest and are responsible for feeding the chicks.
They are very difficult to see. You can hear them singing, but they hide in the foliage. Their eggs are white with reddish-brown spots.
Bar-crested Antshrike, Thamnophilus multistriatus, juvenile
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