|Band-tailed Antbird (Hypocnemoides maculicauda)
|River Javarí, Peru
The Band-tailed Antbird is distributed in the Amazon Basin south of the River Amazon and is a geographic replacement for Black-chinned Antbird Hypocnemoides melanopogon found to the north of the Amazon.
|It is always found near water so is restricted to várzea and gallery forest. They are usually seen close to the ground and are often in pairs.
The male is grey with a black bib, 2 or 3 fringed white wing-bars and a broad white tip to the tail. The female is similar but below is white with greyish spots.