Tachira Antpitta Grallaria chthonia

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Grallariidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Harold F. Greeney and Guy M. Kirwan


Birdlife International. 2013. Species factsheet: Tachira Antpitta Grallaria chthonia. Downloaded from BirdLife International on 22 August 2013.

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Recommended Citation

Greeney, H. F. and G. M. Kirwan (2014). Tachira Antpitta (Grallaria chthonia), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.tacant1.01