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Large-billed Antwren

Large-billed Antwren
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Copyright: Paulo Lahr (pflahr) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 0 N: 33] (510)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-10-05
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D5100, Nikon 70-300mm F/4.5-5.6 AF-S VR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-06 3:10
Viewed: 2216
Points: 10
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Large-billed Antwren
Herpsilochmus longirostris

The Large-billed Antwren is a passerine bird of the family Thamnophilidae endemic Cerrado .


Both sexes are very different . While the male version looks like a bigger and darker, his chest lightly scratched , the female is completely different . The dominant color is a strong orange , more yellow on the belly . Wings and tail with white spots and contrasts as in male , but the head without any brand , except for a slightly gray area below the eyes ( difficult to observe ) .

The song has a strong structure and severe. The last notes are more spaced . Male and female singing , shaking his tail at the same time.


Hunting invertebrates among the foliage .


Occupies the upper riparian forests , dry forest and Cerrado . Rarely drops to less than three meters from the ground . It's easier to hear them than see them .

They live in pairs or small groups , occasionally in mixed flocks with other species of small insectivorous Cup .

Geographic Distribution

Occurs in the states of Bahia , Goiás , Maranhão , Mato Grosso , Mato Grosso do Sul , Minas Gerais, Paraná , Piauí , Rondônia , São Paulo , Tocantins and the Federal District .


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To PeterZ: (41951) [2013-10-06 4:22]pflahr 1 10-06 05:19
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Hello Paulo,
Excellent photo of this antwren. Fantastic sharpness, details and beauitful natural colours. Nice eye contact. I got a lot of bird photos from my last trip to your beautiful country. This one I have missed.

Hello Paulo,
This is a wonderful image in great clarity. A real pleasure to view.

Hello Paulo,
Excellent catch,nice plumage details and very good PoV.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-06 15:34]

Hi Paulo,magnificent capture of this interesting specie whit the usual spectacular quality of details and colors,i like it!Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

Hello Paulo
照的清晰 很漂亮的鳥 捕捉的角度很棒也很優美
鳥的神態自然 羽毛圖案清楚
構圖美麗 背景好看

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