Typical Antbirds (Thamnophilidae)

Parker's Antbird (Cercomacra parkeri) - HBW 8, p. 630

French: Grisin de Graves German: Parkers Ameisenfänger Spanish: Hormiguero de Parker

Taxonomy: Cercomacra parkeri Graves, 1997, La Bodega, Antioquia, Colombia.
Appears closest to C. tyrannina, and until recently was treated as a highland population of latter. The two are considered to form a species group with C. nigrescens, C. laeta and C. serva on basis of plumage and vocal characters, and pending completion of major genetic study. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andes in WC Colombia (W slope of W range, N & E slopes of C range, probably also W slope of E range).