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Bay Antpitta

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Photo by guiacallesOxapampa, Peru, November 2017
Photo by guiacalles
Oxapampa, Peru, November 2017
Grallaria capitalis


[edit] Identification

17 cm (6Ÿ in)

  • Dusky brown crown
  • Chestnut upper parts
  • Rufous underparts and sides of head
  • Whitish belly patch

[edit] Distribution

South America: found on the eastern slope of Andes of Peru (JunĂ­n, Pasco and HuĂĄnuco)

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Humid montane forests and forest edges.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet is not well known, but they forage in the undergrowth apparently for insects and snails.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2015)

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