Chucao Tapaculo (Scelorchilus rubecula) - HBW 8, p. 766
French: Tourco rougegorge
Spanish: Tapaculo Chucao
Taxonomy: Pteroptochos Rubecula Kittlitz, 1830, Concepción, Chile.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- rubecula (Kittlitz, 1830) - S Chile, from Bío Bío (occasionally occurring N in Andean foothills as far as Colchagua) S to Aisén, and immediately adjacent parts of Argentina (from Neuquén S to W Chubut).
- mochae Chapman, 1934 - Mocha I, in S Chile.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird moving on the forest floor Locality Osorno Province, Los Lagos Region, Chile (ssp rubecula)
Max Roth 31 October 2001 8 years ago 29 sec 4
In Las Piedritas stream. Locality Villa La Angostura, Nahuel Huapi National Park, Argentina
Martin Manassero 23 January 2015 4 weeks ago 23 sec 4
A bird moving within the vegetation and singing Locality Puyehue-Entre Lagos, Osorno Province, Los Lagos Region, Chile (ssp rubecula)
Josep del Hoyo 10 October 2003 10 years ago 32 sec 3.9
A running bird Locality Villa La Angostura, Nahuel Huapi National Park, Argentina
Martin Manassero 22 January 2015 4 weeks ago 8 sec 3.4
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A bird moving very close to me
Locality Los Alerces National Park, Chubut Province, Argentina
Roberto Pujana 7 February 2013 2 years ago 4.5
Bird in under growth
Locality Puelo Lake, Chubut Province, Argentina (ssp rubecula)
Jacob Wijpkema 1 August 2009 9 weeks ago 4.3
Locality Chiloe Island, Los Lagos Region, Chile
Didier Perrocheau 1 year ago 4.3
Adult in the forest, near the Yelcho Lake
Locality Yelcho Lake, Los Lagos Region, Chile (ssp rubecula)
Max Buchheister 14 March 2012 2 years ago 3.8
Locality Neuquén Province, Argentina
Samantha Klein 21 February 2014 1 year ago 3.8
Locality Los Alerces National Park, Chubut Province, Argentina (ssp rubecula)
Avespampa - Jorge Martin ... 14 January 2007 5 years ago 3.4