Order: Passeriformes | Family: Rhinocryptidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Unchog, Huanuco
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Atuen, Amazonas
Status: Endemic. The Neblina Tapaculo is uncommon in humid montane woodlands and scrub, as well as shrubbery mixed with bunch grass. It is known to range at elevations between 2900-3700 m.
Name in Spanish: Tapaculo de Neblina.
Sub-species: Neblina Tapaculo (Scytalopus altirostris), J. T. Zimmer, 1939.
Meaning of Name: Scytalopus: Gr. skutale or skutalon= stick, cudgel and pous, podos= foot. altirostris: L. altus= high, great and rostris, rostrum= billed, beak.
- 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.