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Tapaculos (Rhinocryptidae)

Narino Tapaculo (Scytalopus vicinior) - HBW 8, p. 773

French: Mérulaxe du Narino German: Nariñotapaculo Spanish: Churrín de Nariño

Taxonomy: Scytalopus panamensis vicinior J. T. Zimmer, 1939, Ricaurte, 5000-6000 feet [c. 1500-1800 m], Nariño, Colombia.
In past, treated as a race of S. panamensis; populations now recognized as S. chocoensis were formerly included within present species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Pacific slope from Colombia (Risaralda) S to C Ecuador (Cotopaxi).