Watkins's antpitta

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Watkins's antpitta[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Grallariidae
Genus: Grallaria
Species: G. watkinsi
Binomial name
Grallaria watkinsi
Chapman, 1919

The Watkins's antpitta or scrub antpitta (Grallaria watkinsi) is a species of bird in the Grallariidae family. It is found in Ecuador and Peru.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the English collector Henry George Watkins, who collected in Peru.[3]


  1. ^ Gill, F., Wright, M. & Donsker, D. (2009). IOC World Bird Names (version 2.2). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/ Accessed 30 August 2009
  2. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Grallaria watkinsi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  3. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 360.