Rufous-capped Antthrush (Formicarius colma) - HBW 8, p. 703
French: Tétéma colma
Spanish: Formicario Capirrojo
Other common names: Colma Antthrush
Taxonomy: Formicarius Colma Boddaert, 1783, Cayenne.
Four subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- colma Boddaert, 1783 - E Colombia (S of R Vaupés), S & E Venezuela, the Guianas, and Brazil N of R Amazon.
- nigrifrons Gould, 1855 - E Ecuador, E Peru, N Bolivia (S to La Paz), and Brazil S of R Amazon (E to R Madeira); reported presence in S Venezuela (Cerro Yapacana) unconfirmed.
- amazonicus Hellmayr, 1902 - Brazil S of R Amazon, from R Madeira E to N Maranhão and S to R Ji-Paraná and S Mato Grosso.
- ruficeps (Spix, 1824) - coastal E & SE Brazil from Pernambuco to Rio Grande do Sul.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
VideosSee all 14 videos
One bird singing several times. Locality Lençois, Chapada Diamantina, Bahia State, Brazil (ssp ruficeps)
Ciro Albano 28 January 2010 3 years ago 45 sec 4.9
A bird on a branch close to the forest floor, calling once and flying away Locality Rio Roosevelt, Amazonas State, Brazil (ssp amazonicus)
Josep del Hoyo 9 July 2007 5 years ago 36 sec 4.3
A wary male (black throat instead of white) collecting something on the forest floor (either food for nestlings or nesting mater Locality Voltzberg-Raleigh Nature Reserve, Sipaliwini District, Suriname (ssp colma)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 3 April 2011 1 year ago 38 sec 4.3
A bird singing from a log Locality Sacha Lodge, Orellana Province, Ecuador (ssp nigrifrons)
Josh Engel 12 September 2006 4 years ago 42 sec 4.1
A bird walking on the forest floor Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil (ssp ruficeps)
Josep del Hoyo 30 June 2004 6 years ago 31 sec 4.1
A male on the top of a trunk, looking and turning around Locality Pousada Rio Roosevelt, Rio Roosevelt, Amazonas State, Brazil (ssp amazonicus)
Frank Witebsky 31 May 2007 5 years ago 14 sec 3.3
A bird perched
Locality Guapi Açu Ecological Reserve (REGUA), Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil (ssp ruficeps)
Arthur Grosset 1 November 2006 3 years ago 4.5
Bird captured in mist nets during ecological research to understand the effect of different types of land use on the avifauna Am
Locality Almeirim, Pará State, Brazil
Christian Andretti 4 November 2004 7 weeks ago 3.7
Individual adult male.
Locality Ubatuba, São Paulo State, Brazil
Bruno Salaroli 21 January 2012 1 year ago 3.4
Lateral view of bird standing on a branch
Locality Ubatuba, São Paulo State, Brazil (ssp amazonicus)
Mikko Pyhälä 24 October 2010 2 years ago 2.2
Song of adult Locality Napo Wildlife Center, Orellana Province, Ecuador
Dusan Brinkhuizen 17 June 2011 1 year ago 5
singing from roadside forest. Locality Floresta Nacional de Carajás, Pará State, Brazil
David Beadle 1 February 2002 11 weeks ago 4
Song in response to playback Locality Pousada Rio Azul, Pará State, Brazil
Bradley Davis 30 July 2007 3 years ago 4
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Bird walking on teh ground of the Atlantic Rainforest and emitting call notes. Locality Fazenda Angelim, Ubatuba, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 4 March 2006 40 weeks ago 0