Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Grallariidae (Antpittas)  
Genus: Grallaria (19 species, 32 worldwide)

Moustached Antpitta
Moustached Antpitta (Grallaria alleni andaquiensis) Vulnerable
Paz de las Aves, Ecuador  

Santa Marta Antpitta
Santa Marta Antpitta (Grallaria bangsi) Vulnerable ENDEMIC
ProAves El Dorado Reserve, Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Magdalena, Colombia
  Found at midlevels (1500-2400 meters).

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Ochre-striped Antpitta (Grallaria dignissima)

Great Antpitta
Great Antpitta (Grallaria excelsa excelsa) Vulnerable
west, Venezuela  
Photograph by David Ascanio -   © All Rights Reserved.

Yellow-breasted Antpitta
Yellow-breasted Antpitta (Grallaria flavotincta)
Paz de las Aves, Ecuador  

Giant Antpitta
Giant Antpitta (Grallaria gigantea) Vulnerable
Tandayapa Lodge, Ecuador  

Scaled Antpitta
Scaled Antpitta (Grallaria guatimalensis princeps)
Auberge de Socorro, Costa Rica
  An antpitta that sometimes goes into the canopy.

Plain-backed Antpitta
Plain-backed Antpitta (Grallaria haplonota chaplinae)
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador  

White-bellied Antpitta
White-bellied Antpitta (Grallaria hypoleuca castanea)
San Isidro Lodge, Ecuador  
Photograph by Francesco Veronesi     Copyright and usage info

Cundinamarca Antpitta
Cundinamarca Antpitta (Grallaria kaestneri) Endangered ENDEMIC
Lagunas de Siecha, Cundinamarca, Colombia
  Rare and local.
Photograph by Jhon Manrique JF   © All Rights Reserved.

Brown-banded Antpitta
Brown-banded Antpitta (Grallaria milleri) Vulnerable ENDEMIC
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
  Named after weak brown band across chest. Found only around Nevado del Ruiz around 2500 meters.

Chestnut-naped Antpitta
Chestnut-naped Antpitta (Grallaria nuchalis ruficeps)
San Sebastian Reserve, Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia  

Tawny Antpitta
Tawny Antpitta (Grallaria quitensis alticola)
Sumapaz National Park, Colombia
  The alticola race in the eastern Andean chain of Colombia is smaller, whiter and more streaked. It may deserve species status.

Tawny Antpitta
Tawny Antpitta (Grallaria quitensis quitensis)
Cajas National Park, Ecuador
  A large antpitta found in the paramo treeless high-altitude ecosystem.

Chestnut-crowned Antpitta
Chestnut-crowned Antpitta (Grallaria ruficapilla ruficapilla)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  

Bicolored Antpitta
Bicolored Antpitta (Grallaria rufocinerea rufocinerea) Vulnerable
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
  A small antpitta.

Rufous Antpitta
Rufous Antpitta (Grallaria rufula)
Tapichalaca, Ecuador  
Photograph by Nigel Voaden   © All Rights Reserved.

Undulated Antpitta
Undulated Antpitta (Grallaria squamigera squamigera)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  

Urrao Antpitta
Urrao Antpitta (Grallaria urraoensis) Critically Endangered ENDEMIC
ProAves Dusky Starfrontlet Reserve, Urrao, Antioquia, Colombia  

Variegated Antpitta
Variegated Antpitta (Grallaria varia)
Parque Estadual da Serra da Cantareira, Sao Paulo-SP, Brazil  
Photograph by Dario Sanches     Copyright and usage info

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