This is the (Guianan) Warbling Antbird. One you can see on a daily basis, but to agile to stay still on one spot.
Antbirds are known to follow army ants. Not to eat these little soldiers but to take advantage of their journey. When a group of ants starts marching they usually chase away insects that are standing in their way. While these insects try to find a safer place their plan is cut short when they are caught by the antbirds. Talking about working as a team!
The Warbling Antbird (Hypocnemis cantator) is one of the culprits. In comparison with other antbirds, the Warbling antbird can be easy spotted and with a little patience even been photographed. They are small antbirds with a big head and short tail.
The Warbling Antbird is a resident of the dense vegetation. Vines, branches, fallen logs in combination with dense tangles are known as their place to be. They are morning birds and you can either see them in pairs, in a small group or (when they feel like) also in a mixed flock.
As you can see in the pictures above, all these Warbling antbirds were spotted inside the jungle between a lot of branches and vines. They seldom stayed still but these little antbirds weren't shy either.
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