Ground-antbirds (Formicariidae)

Hooded Antpitta (Grallaricula cucullata) - HBW 8, p. 729

French: Grallaire à capuchon German: Rotkopf-Ameisenpitta Spanish: Ponchito Encapuchado

Taxonomy: Conopophaga cucullata P. L. Sclater, 1856, Bogotá, Colombia.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • venezuelana Phelps, Sr. & Phelps, Jr., 1956 - NW Venezuela (SW Táchira and extreme W Apure) and C Colombia (E Cundinamarca).
  • cucullata (P. L. Sclater, 1856) - Colombia in W Andes (W of Cali), on W slope of C range (in Antioquia, Risaralda and Valle del Cauca), and on W slope of E chain (in Huila at head of Magdalena Valley; presumably also farther N).

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