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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Rallidae.

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Examples

  • Species in danger of extinction are the pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus celer), which is the most important herbivore in the area, the loica pampeana (Sturnella defilippi), Limosa haemastica, Laterallus spilopterus and Coturnicops notata.

    Semi-arid Pampas

  • Species in danger of extinction include the pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus celer) a very important herbivore in this area, the loica pampeana (Sturnella defilippi), Limosa haemastica, Chloephaga rubidiceps, Laterallus spilopterus and Coturnicops notata.

    Humid Pampas

  • Podiceps taczanowskii is found in open freshwater lakes and ponds with submerged vegetation; Cinclodes palliatus has very specific habitat requirements such as mineral-rich bogs, rocky outcrops and slopes below glaciers; and Laterallus tuerosi inhabits Juncus zone fringing marshes.

    Central Andean wet puna

  • In the western portion the endemic rusty-flanked crake (Laterallus levraudi) and the northern helmeted curassow (Pauxi pauxi), common to other ecoregions, are vulnerable and endangered respectively.

    Cordillera La Costa montane forests

  • These birds include the Junin grebe (Podiceps taczanowskii), Junin rail (Laterallus tuerosi), black-breated-hillstar (Oreotrochilus melanogaster), dark-winged miner (Geositta saxicolina), white-bellied cinclodes (Cinclodes palliatus), and Junin canastero (Asthenes virgata).

    Central Andean wet puna

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