Passeriformes

Tapaculos (Rhinocryptidae)

HBW 8, p. 748

  • Small to medium-sized terrestrial birds with short, broadly rounded wings, large feet, most with short tail; nostril covered by tactile opercula; plumage grey-brown to rufous-brown, grey, blackish and white.
  • Neotropical Region.
  • Forest, woodland, bushy country, bamboo thickets and semi-arid scrub, a few species among grass tussocks and rocks, one in rushy marshes.
  • 12 genera, 62 species, 75 taxa.
  • 6 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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12 genera, 62 species

379 files covering
12 genera (100%)
58 species (94%)

 

    129 videos covering
11 genera (92%)
40 species (65%)
    143 photographs covering
12 genera (100%)
47 species (76%)
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12 genera (100%)
51 species (82%)
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