Ground-antbirds (Formicariidae)

Speckle-breasted Antpitta (Hylopezus nattereri) - HBW 8, p. 711

French: Grallaire de Natterer German: Fleckenbauch-Ameisenpitta Spanish: Tororoí de Natterer

Taxonomy: Grallaria nattereri Pinto, 1937, Alto da Serra, São Paulo, Brazil.
Was for many years inexplicably considered conspecific with H. ochroleucus, but shows striking differences in voice, plumage, habitat and distribution. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Brazil in S Minas Gerais, and from W Paraná E to W Rio de Janeiro and S to extreme E Paraguay, NE Argentina (Misiones) and N Rio Grande do Sul.