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Photo by guiacalles
Oxapampa, Peru, November 2017
Grallaria capitalis


17 cm (6¾ in)

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


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


This is a monotypic species[1].


Humid montane forests and forest edges.



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


  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 http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2015)

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