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 2 years ago 37 sec 4.5
a bird calling from a bush before flying away. Locality Cuesta del Obispo, Salta Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
hectorslongo 20 October 2008 2 years ago 1 min 1 sec 4.2
Bird on a rock.
Locality General Roca, Rio Negro Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Ignacio Hernandez 15 May 2013 44 weeks ago 4.8
Juvenile near the breading area.
Locality General Roca, Rio Negro Province, Argentina
rocatru 1 March 2009 6 years ago 4
A bird on the ground.
Locality Calchaquí Valleys, Salta Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Avespampa - Jorge Martin ... 17 June 2007 6 years ago 2.6