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Alternative name: Andean Tapaculo
Grey-black, brownish belly.
Moist montanes and high-altitude shrubland. 1
The nest is made from plant material including mosses, lichens, rootlets, leaves, small sticks, and are at times lined with grasses, hair, or feathers, and are built in burrows in earthbanks. 2 white eggs are laid and both parents incubate for 15-19 days. 2
The diet includes insects and their larvae.
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