OBSERVATIONS ON THE NESTING OF SPOT-BACKED ANTBIRD(HYLOPHYLAX NaeVIA) IN EASTERN ECUADOR

Spot-backed Antbird (Hylophylax naevius) Science Article 1

abstract

Hylophylax antbirds are a small genus of plump, short-tailed antbirds ranging fromHonduras to northern Bolivia, generally below 1100 m elevation, and often associatedwith ant swarms (Hilty & Brown 1989, Ridgely & Tudor 1994, del Hoyo et al. 2003). The Spot-backed Antbird (H. naevia) ranges from southeastern Colombia, southern Venezuelaand the Guianas to eastern Ecuador and Peru, and northern Bolivia and Amazonian Brazil (Ridgely & Tudor 1994).

Harold F. Greeney, ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 18: 301-303, 2007

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