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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Grallariidae.


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  • Avifauna diversity is extremely high with 542 species, including restricted range species such as the blue-tufted starthroats (Heliomaster furcifer), and the endemic ochre-striped antpittas (Grallaria dignissima).

    Solimões-Japurá moist forest

  • Tamá Center, included in the Endemic Bird Area (EBA) of the Colombian East Andes, has restricted-ranges species like the Táchira antpitta (Grallaria chthonia) and hooded antpitta (Grallaricula cucullata) that are also present in the Colombian East Andes EBA.

    Venezuelan Andes montane forests

  • The gray-naped antpitta (Grallaria griseonucha) lives in the montane evergreen forest.

    Venezuelan Andes montane forests

  • Restricted range species however, are thought to include olive-chested flycatcher (Myiophobus cryptoxanthus), brown nunlet (Nonnula brunnea), and Ochre-striped antpitta (Grallaria dignissima) to name a few.

    Napo moist forests

  • Some bird species restricted to this ecoregion or found in few other places in Amazonia include ashy-tailed swifts (an austral migrant, Chaetura andrei), blue-tufted starthroats (Heliomaster furcifer), pavonine quetzals (Pharomachrus pavoninus), white-eared jacamars (Galbalcyrhynchus leucotis), endemic ochre-striped antpittas (Grallaria dignissima), curassows (Mitu salvini), a terrestrial bird, and golden-winged tody-flycatchers (Todirostrum calopterum).

    Solimões-Japurá moist forest


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