Black-headed Ant-thrush

The Black-headed Antthrush is a species of bird in the Formicariidae family. It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Panama. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montanes.

The Black-headed Ant-thrush is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Black-headed Ant-thrush and drumming Lineated Woodpecker were heard. A Guira Tanager, while being a good bird to see, marked the start of the flock’s departure and soon we were reduced to a Marble-faced Bristle-tyrant and a Brown-capped Vireo, and then silence. We walked along the path in the direction the birds had taken but it was all over… until I spotted a tiny dark shape in the canopy, a Western Blue-crowned Manakin. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Formicariidae
Genus : Formicarius
Species : nigricapillus
Authority : Ridgway, 1893