Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

White-throated Earthcreeper (Upucerthia albigula) - HBW 8, p. 247

French: Upucerthie à gorge blanche German: Weißkehl-Erdhacker Spanish: Bandurrita de Arica

Taxonomy: Upucerthia albigula Hellmayr, 1932, Putre, 11,600 feet [c. 3530 m], Tarapacá, Chile.
Plumage similarities suggest that it is most closely related to U. jelskii and U. validirostris. Monotypic.

Distribution: W slope of Andes in SW Peru (S from Ayacucho) and N Chile (Tarapacá).

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