Order: Passeriformes | Family: Rhinocryptidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Above Salala, Piura, Peru
Status: The Loja Tapaculo is fairly common in humid montane forests and adjacent humid scrub mixed with bunch grass on the east slope of the Andes, north of the Maranon Valley. It ranges at elevations between 2900-3300 m. It also occurs in Ec.
Name in Spanish: Tapaculo de Loja.
Sub-species: Loja Tapaculo (Scytalopus androstictus), Krabbe and Cadena, 2010.
Meaning of Name: Scytalopus: Gr. skutale or skutalon= stick, cudgel and pous, podos= foot. androsticus: .
- 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 03/01/2017..