Definition of antbird in English:
An insectivorous, long-legged, short-tailed bird which typically has dark grey plumage in the male, found mainly in the tropical forests of South America.
- Family Formicariidae: several genera
- Here we report an 8-year study of this system in a tropical passerine bird, the dusky antbird.
- Small flies laid their eggs in the bodies of the escaping insects; antbirds grabbed most of the bugs the flies didn't claim.
- Likewise, trunks for foraging woodpeckers and vegetational structures for dead-leaf foraging antbirds are found throughout the midstory, often extending into the understory and canopy.
Definition of antbird in:
- US English dictionary
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