Spotted Bamboowren (Psilorhamphus guttatus) - HBW 8, p. 785
French: Mérulaxe des bambous
Spanish: Tapaculo Overo
Taxonomy: Leptorhynchus guttatus Ménétriés, 1835, Cuiabá-Sabará, Minas Gerais, south-east Brazil.
Systematic position previously disputed; owing to unusual tarsal scutellation, has been variously placed in Thamnophilidae, Troglodytidae and Polioptilidae, but syrinx and sternum are typical of Rhinocryptidae. Monotypic.
Distribution: SE Brazil from SE Minas Gerais and W Espírito Santo S to Paraná, and adjacent NE Argentina (Misiones); probably also SE Paraguay.
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A single bird calling amongst the understorey of a dense bamboo stand. Locality Urugua-í Provincial Park, Misiones Province, Argentina
German Pugnali 27 October 2012 3 years ago 34 sec 4.6
Unique shot. This is a hard one!!
Locality Ubatuba, São Paulo State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Ciro Albano 30 August 2010 5 years ago 4
Spotted Bamboowren, at fazenda Angelin, Ubatuba. © Elis Simpson
Locality Ubatuba, São Paulo State, Brazil
Rick and Elis Simpson 9 November 2011 4 years ago 3.9
Individual adult male.
Locality São José dos Campos, São Paulo State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Bruno Salaroli 14 January 2012 4 years ago 3.8
A poor picture of a hard to see bird....showing upper body only and perhaps tail.
Locality Perequê, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Joel Hedgpeth 4 April 2009 6 years ago 1.4
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Bird singing near a road to Iguape. Locality Núcleo Despraiado, Juréia Itatins Ecological Station, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 19 November 2012 3 years ago 4
An individual in a bamboo patch. Locality Serra do Itajaí National Park, Santa Catarina State, Brazil
Adrian Eisen Rupp 16 April 2009 4 years ago 4
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Bird singing in a bamboo in the Atlantic Rainforest. Locality Carlos Botelho State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 8 April 2006 3 years ago 0
Song Locality Intervales State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Jeremy Minns 8 October 2003 6 years ago 0