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Tapaculo, Ocellated
 
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Scientific Name:
Acropternis orthonyx
Location(s):
Colombia, Ecuador, Global, Peru, South America, Venezuela Read more
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IUCN
The global population size has not been quantified, but this species is described as 'uncommon and patchily distributed' (Stotz et al. 1996). ...
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Wikipedia
The Ocellated Tapaculo (Acropternis orthonyx) is a large bird found in the northern Andes in South America. It is a highly distinctive tapaculo; traditionally united with its closest relatives in the Rhinocryptidae, this family is paraphyletic with the Formicariidae (ground-antbirds) but instead of merging the tapaculos with the ground-antbird family, recent sources tend to split the antpittas from the Formicariidae. ...
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