Silvery-fronted Tapoculo

885D772C-1B77-40C7-A84C-497965E11D1CThis species is one of my favourite Central American birds and was fun to paint, Scytalopus argentifrons, Silvery-fronted Tapoculo.
I’ve only ever seen these guys once and only for a brief split second then gone, very secretive and shy birds. You can usually hear them more often than see them and usually from some distance away since it’s call is way out of proportion to its body size and weight. 

©️Bryan Pollock 2019