Variegated antpitta

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Variegated antpitta
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Grallariidae
Genus: Grallaria
Species: G. varia
Binomial name
Grallaria varia
(Boddaert, 1783)

The variegated antpitta (Grallaria varia) is a species of bird in the Grallariidae family. It is found in southeastern Brazil, eastern Paraguay, the Guianas and the northern Amazon Basin. Variegated antpitta is found in the Guianas and Venezuela to the west; in the Amazon Basin, it is found in the downstream half of the Basin, also the Atlantic outlet region to the southeast, of the neighboring Tocantins-Araguaia River drainage. A minor disjunct population is in Peru, and the Argentinian population is found in the tongue of land between Paraguay and southern Brazil.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


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