Rufous-faced antpitta

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Rufous-faced antpitta
Illustration by Joseph Smit, 1890
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Grallariidae
Genus: Grallaria
Species: G. erythrotis
Binomial name
Grallaria erythrotis
Sclater & Salvin, 1876

The rufous-faced antpitta (Grallaria erythrotis) is a species of bird in the Grallariidae family. It is endemic to Bolivia.

This antpitta has dark olivaceous-gray to olivaceous-brown upperparts and tail. Its lores, face, and side of the neck are orange rufous. The throat and belly are white, with the breast orange rufous with faint white streaking. It measures 18.5 cm (7.3 in) long and weighs 61.2 g (2.16 oz).[2]

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and heavily degraded former forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Grallaria erythrotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Greeney, H.F. (2013). Schulenberg, T.S., ed. "Rufous-faced Antpitta (Grallaria erythrotis)". Neotropical Birds Online. Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Retrieved 8 July 2014.  External link in |website= (help)

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