Biodiversity - Dusky Ant bird

  • Name: Dusky Ant bird

  • Scientific name: Cercomacra tyrannina

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Thamnophilidae

Status:  Occasional

Size:  14.5 cm.

Weight:  18 grams.

Elevation:  up to 1,200 meters above sea level.

 

This bird is common in thickets and humid forests, especially along the edges of clearings and secondary forests.

The female lays two eggs which are incubated by both parents.

Feeds on beetles, ants, cocroaches, caterpillars, and butterflies.



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White Faced Capuchin MonkeyMedium sized, forms in troops, omnivorous, has a prehensile tail.
  • Name: White Faced Capuchin Monkey

  • Scientific name: Cebus capucinus

  • Family: Cebidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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