Rufous-crowned Antpitta Pittasoma rufopileatum

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Conopophagidae
  • Polytypic: 3 subspecies
  • Authors: Harold F. Greeney


The reproductive biology of Rufous-crowned Antpitta is completely unstudied. A female (harterti) with "developed ovaries" was collected near Guapi, Cauca Department, western Colombia in late November of 1955 (Olivares 1958) and Hilty and Brown (1986) report a male (rosenbergi) in breeding condition during mid February in Chocó. The nest, eggs, and young have not been described.

Recommended Citation

Greeney, H. F. (2013). Rufous-crowned Antpitta (Pittasoma rufopileatum), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.