Rock Earthcreeper (Upucerthia andaecola) - HBW 8, p. 248
French: Upucerthie des rochers
Spanish: Bandurrita Roquera
Other common names: Rufous-tailed Earthcreeper
Taxonomy: Uppucerthia [sic] andæcola d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye, 1838, Sicasica, La Paz, Bolivia.
Considered by some to form a superspecies with U. serrana, but plumage features suggest possible closer relationship to U. ruficaudus. Monotypic.
Distribution: Andes of Bolivia (La Paz S to Potosí), extreme NE Chile (W Antofagasta) and NW Argentina (Jujuy, Salta, N Catamarca).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Male standing on a rock
Locality Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
Dubi Shapiro 15 November 2012 43 weeks ago 4.4
A bird on a branch.
Locality Cuesta del Obispo, Salta Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Nick Athanas 2 November 2009 4 years ago 4.3
Santa Victoria Oeste, Salta, Argentine
Locality Salta Province, Argentina
Silvia Vitale 22 October 2010 3 years ago 4.1
One adult bird perched.
Locality Toro Toro National Park, Potosí Department, Bolivia
Carlos Gussoni 9 January 2014 7 weeks ago 3.7
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