|Northern Rufous-winged Antwren
(aka Rufous-winged Antwren
Brazilian name: Chororozinho de asa vermelha
|Caxiuanã, Pará, Brazil
The Northern Rufous-winged Antwren is distributed from Panama into Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador , Peru and Brazil. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found in a variety of humid forest environments where it forages for insects in the canopy and sub-canopy of trees.
|There are 3 sub-species and these photos show the male and female of the sub-species H. r. frater.
Compared with nominate the male has a greyer back with black patches, a whiter chin and paler yellow below.
The female, as seen in photos 2 to 5, is particularly attractive with her rufous crown and forehead contrasting with her olive-brown back.
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