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Amazonian Antpitta

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Subspecies yessupiPhoto © by Stanley JonesVilla Carmen Lodge, Pilicopata, Cusco Department, Peru, September 2018
Subspecies yessupi
Photo © by Stanley Jones
Villa Carmen Lodge, Pilicopata, Cusco Department, Peru, September 2018
Hylopezus berlepschi


[edit] Identification

14·5 cm (5¾ in)

  • Olive-brown upperparts
  • Buffy loral spot

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in Peru, Bolivia, Brazil

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

Two subspecies accepted:[1]

  • H. b. yessupi:
  • Eastern and central Peru and immediately adjacent western Brazil
  • H. b. berlepschi:

[edit] Habitat

They like the dense undergrowth of forest edges and overgrown clearings. Generally at heights below 500m.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Little is known, but their diet appears to consist of insects. They usually forage alone on the forest floor.

[edit] Breeding

There is no information on breeding activity.

[edit] Movements

They are thought to be sedentary.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2014 and February 2018)

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