|Striated Antbird (Drymophila devillei)
(aka Xingu Antbird Drymophila subochracea)
Brazilian name: trovoada-listrada
|Cristalino, Mato Grosso, Brazil
The Striated Antbird is distributed in the Amazon Basin, mainly in the south though there are populations in south central Colombia and along the Solimões.
It is a bamboo specialist and is only found in stands of guadua bamboo.
|This photo shows the sub-species D. d. subochracea which is found to the east of the Madeira river and is more rufous-buff on the underparts than the nominate sub-species found to the west of the Madeira. It is thought that this might be afforded species status with the English name Xingu Antbird but, at the time of writing (March 2007), most authorities still include it as a sub-species of Striated Antbird.
There is also a subtle difference in vocalisation between the two sub-species which you can hear on xeno-canto.