White-throated Antpitta (Grallaria albigula)

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

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Argentina

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manu Road, Cuzco

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Manu Road, Cuzco

Identification & Behavior: ~18 cm (7 in). The White-throated Antpitta has olive-brown back with a chestnut head. The throat is white. The rest of the underparts are gray. It forages on the forest floor of montane forests of the eastern Andes. It ranges below the similar Red and White Antpitta but is distinguished by the gray underparts and pale eye ring.

Status: The White-throated Antpitta is fairly common at elevation raging between 1150 – 2100 m. It also occurs in Bo.

Name in Spanish: Tororoi de Garganta Blanca.

Sub-species: White-throated Antpitta (Grallaria albigula) Chapman, 1923.

Meaning of Name: Grallaria: L. grallarius, grallae= one walking on stilts. albigula: L. alba, albus= white and gula= gular or throat area.

See more of the Family Grallariidae   peru aves

Distribution Map
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    • 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.