Birds of Panama - large bird
The Spotted Antbird (Hylophylax
naevioides) is a species of bird in
the Thamnophilidae family. In
southern Central America, it is
found in Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa
Rica and Panama; also Colombia and
Ecuador of northwestern South
America. Spotted Antbirds are known
to follow army ant swarms to catch
insects and other small animals
trying to flee. They eat spiders,
scorpions, cockroaches, katydids,
crickets, centipedes, sowbugs,
moths, beetles, caterpillars, ants,
bristletails and, on occasion,
lizards and frogs.
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Pipeline Road, Panama.
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