Birds of Colombia

GNATEATER, Gnapitta ARE INSECTIvorous
ZUMBADOR, TOROROI, COMEN INSECTOS

order: passeriformes

family conopophagidae

Gnateater birds are almost tailess and plump in their appeareance. Rather shy of movement and strong light thus difficult to observe any of their four species. Inhabit humid forests in the Pacific coast and Amazon region. Insectivorous. Seen only when they are following army ant paths where they enjoy catching their preys. Sedentary and do not mix in flocks with other birds.

Casi no tienen cola y son de apariencia algo robusta y obesa. Tímidos al movimiento y a la luz fuerte por lo tanto son difíciles de observar. Habitan en los bosques húmedos aledaños al Pacífico y en la región amazónica. Consumen insectos. Se observan solo cuando siguen los caminos de las hormigas arrieras. Sedentarios y no se mezclan con grupos de otro tipo de aves.

CHESTNUT-BELTED GNATEATER

Name in Spanish: Zumbador Pechirrufo

Size/Tamaño: 4.75 in | 12 cm
Location: Amazonian lowlands
Altura: <500 m
Status:


Chestnut-belted gnateater, Conopophaga aurita, Zumbador pechirrufo

Conopophaga aurita

MALE ♂︎

Photos by: ©Luiz Matos

Chestnut-belted gnateater, zumbador pechirrufo, conopophaga aurita

Conopophaga aurita

FEMALE ♀︎

Photos by: ©David Beadle

Chestnut-belted gnateater, zumbador pechirrufo
Conopophaga aurita
Species of the Conopophagidae family to photograph 
Species de la familia Conopophagidae por fotografiar

 

Scientific
Name
Name in
Spanish
Name in
English
Conopophaga castaneiceps Zumbador Pechigrís Chestnut-crowned Gnateater
Pittasoma michleri Tororoi Pechiescamado Black-crowned Gnatpitta
Pittasoma rufopileatum Tororoi Cejinegro Rufous-crowned Gnatpitta