Sandy Gallito (Teledromas fuscus) - HBW 8, p. 767
French: Tourco sable
German: Fahlbrauner Tapaculo
Spanish: Gallito Arena
Taxonomy: Rhinocrypta fusca P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1873, Mendoza, Argentina.
Shows certain structural similarities with genus Melanopareia, but on basis of biochemistry belongs with typical tapaculos (see page 749). Monotypic.
Distribution: Andean slopes of Argentina, from SW Salta S to Río Negro.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A single bird calling from atop a bush. Some annoying flies flying around. Locality Rio Negro Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
German Pugnali 1 November 2012 42 weeks ago 37 sec 4.6
a bird calling from a bush before flying away. Locality Cuesta del Obispo, Salta Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
hectorslongo 20 October 2008 39 weeks ago 1 min 1 sec 4.2