Yellow-breasted Antpitta Grallaria flavotincta

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Grallariidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Harold F. Greeney


Birdlife International. 2014. Species factsheet: Yellow-breasted Antpitta Grallaria flavotincta. Downloaded from BirdLife International on 14 October 2014.

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Recommended Citation

Greeney, H. F. (2014). Yellow-breasted Antpitta (Grallaria flavotincta), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.