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La Selva Lodge--main trails & tower
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Passeriformes > Thamnophilidae

Reddish-winged Bare-eye

Phlegopsis erythroptera

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Large, handsome antbird with a bare red eye-ring. Males are black with chestnut wing patches and have white scales above. Females are chestnut with white wingbars. Inhabits the understory of humid forests, but has also been recorded in white sand forests. Only forages at army-ant swarms. The song is a series of nasal descending whistles. Both sexes of the Black-spotted Bare-Eye have brown-olive wings and backs covered with large black spots.

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