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Rufous Antpitta

Grallaria rufula

Rufous Antpitta

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Grallariidae
  • Polytypic 7 Subspecies

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Rufous Antpitta

subspecies occabambae; Choquequirao, Cuzco, Peru; 7 July 2008 © Fabrice Schmitt

 The Rufous Antpitta is widely distributed, found from western Venezuela south to central Bolivia. Some populations are less "rufous" than are others, but geographic variation in plumage is relatively minor. More noticeable is geographic variation in the songs of Rufous Antpitta - which probably will be shown to be a "species complex" rather than a single species.

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Recommended Citation

. 2010. Rufous Antpitta (Grallaria rufula), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=405801

This map provided by Robert S. Ridgely.

  • Migration/Movement:Resident (nonmigratory)
  • Primary Habitat:Montane evergreen forest
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  • IUCN Status:Least Concern