White-throated Antpitta (Grallaria albigula) - HBW 8, p. 721
French: Grallaire à gorge blanche
Spanish: Tororoí Gorgiblanco
Taxonomy: Grallaria albigula Chapman, 1923, Santo Domingo, 6000 feet [c. 1830 m], Puno, Peru.
May belong in the superspecies formed by G. erythroleuca, G. capitalis, G. przewalskii, G. hypoleuca and G. flavotincta. Birds from Jujuy, in NW Argentina, described as race cinereiventris on basis of two specimens with darker belly and sepia-olive (rather than olive-grey) flanks; validity of this taxon requires confirmation. Monotypic.
Distribution: SE Peru (Madre de Dios, Puno), and from C Bolivia (N Cochabamba) S on Andean slope to NW Argentina (Jujuy, Salta).
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A bird on the ground, seen through a small gap in the vegetation.
Locality Calilegua National Park, Jujuy Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Nick Athanas 25 November 2009 5 years ago 2