White-browed Tapaculo (Scytalopus superciliaris) - HBW 8, p. 782
French: Mérulaxe bridé
Spanish: Churrín Cejiblanco
Taxonomy: Scytalopus superciliaris Cabanis, 1883, “neck-breaking ravines in the third mountain chain of Tucumán west of Sauciyaca”, north-west Argentina.
Forms a superspecies with S. zimmeri and perhaps conspecific; both have previously been treated as races of S. magellanicus. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- santabarbarae Nores, 1986 - Santa Bárbara Mts in Jujuy (and presumably adjacent Salta), NW Argentina.
- superciliaris Cabanis, 1883 - main Andean slope from Jujuy S to Catamarca, NW Argentina.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
One bird calling from top of a rock. Locality Tafi del Valle, Tucumán Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
German Pugnali 30 December 2008 16 weeks ago 15 sec 3.8
A bird calling from a bush. Locality Tafi del Valle, Tucumán Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
hectorslongo 4 November 2009 12 weeks ago 19 sec 3.8