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


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  • The number of endemic species in this ecoregion is high, with 35 range-restricted species and endemics, including diademed tapaculo (Scytalopus schulenbergi), and green-capped tanager (Tangara meyerdeschauenseei).

    Bolivian Yungas

  • A new Scytalopus tapaculo from Bolivia, with notes on other Bolivian members of the genus and the magellanicus complex.

    Bolivian Yungas

  • The black-hooded antwren (Myrmotherula urosticta), Bahia tapaculo (Scytalopus psychopompus) and Dubois 'seed-eater (Sporophila falcirostris) are just a few restricted range species that utilize the mangroves in this area.

    Bahia mangroves

  • Some occur in the most humid parts ranging into the Chocó forest of Colombia such as Crypturellus berlepschi, Penelope ortoni, Aramides wolfi, Pyrrhura orcesi, Thalurania hypochlora, Scytalopus robbinsi, Cephalopterus penduliger, Dacnis berlepschi, Diglossa indigotica, Tangara johannae.

    Western Ecuador moist forests

  • The endemics include the highly threatened blue-eyed ground dove (Columbina cyanopis, CR), the Minas Gerais tyrannulet (Phylloscartes roquettei, CR), known only from three areas in the São Francisco valley in north and central Minas Gerais, and the Brasília tapaculo (Scytalopus novacapitalis), a passerine that is found only in a few populations in gallery forest remnants near Brasilia, and a few locations in Minas Gerais, including the Serra da Canastra National Park.

    Biological diversity in the Cerrado

  • Darwin reported or collected Cinereous harriers Circus cinereus, Andean tapaculos Scytalopus magellanicus, Austral canasteros Thripophaga anthoides and Yellow-bridled finches Melanodera xanthrogramma, all apparently breeding residents.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Species limits and natural history of Scytalopus tapaculos (Rhinocryptidae), with descriptions of the Ecuadorian taxa, including three new species.

    Ecuadorian dry forests

  • A little, dusky-coloured wren (Scytalopus Magellanicus) hops in a skulking manner among the entangled mass of the fallen and decaying trunks.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • In central Chile two of them, namely, the Oxyurus and Scytalopus, occur, although most rarely.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • Other avifauna restricted to this ecoregion include Serra do Mar tyrant-manakin (Neopelma chrysolophum), Cipó canastero (EN) (Asthenes luizae), and Brasília tapaculo (VU) (Scytalopus novacapitalis).

    Campos Rupestres montane savanna


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