Ochre-striped Antpitta (Grallaria dignissima)

Order: Passeriformes | Family: Grallariidae  | IUCN Status: Least Concern

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | *Digitally Painted Bird

Identification & Behavior: ~19 cm (7.5 in). The Ochre-striped Antpitta has brown back and head. The face, throat, and upper breast are ochre. The rest of the underparts are whitish with long black streaks. It forages on the floor of Terra Firme Forest. It is similar to the less brightly colored Elusive Antpitta, but their geographical ranges are separated by the Amazon River.

Status: The Ochre-striped Antpitta is known to occur in the Amazonian lowlands on the north side of the Amazon and Marañon Rivers. It also occurs in Co and Ec.

Name in Spanish: Tororoi Ocre Listado.

Sub-species: Ochre-striped Antpitta (Grallaria dignissima) P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1880.

Meaning of Name: Grallaria: L. grallarius, grallae= one walking on stilts. dignissima: Gr dingus, dignissima= very worthy.

See more of the Family Grallariidae   peru aves

Distribution Map
ochre-striped antpittaVoice


    • Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum.  http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.