Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Grallariidae (Antpittas)  
Genus: Grallaricula (5 species, 9 worldwide)

Hooded Antpitta
Hooded Antpitta (Grallaricula cucullata cucullata) Vulnerable
OtĂșn Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia  

Very rare and not well known.

Rusty-breasted Antpitta
Rusty-breasted Antpitta (Grallaricula ferrugineipectus)
Laguna Tabacal, La Vega, Colombia  

Ochre-breasted Antpitta
Ochre-breasted Antpitta (Grallaricula flavirostris flavirostris) Male Near Threatened
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador  

A small arboreal antpitta, as are all grallaricula. The male has an ochre breast.

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Crescent-faced Antpitta (Grallaricula lineifrons) Near Threatened

A small antpitta that is rare and local in sub-paramo habitat.

Slaty-crowned Antpitta
Slaty-crowned Antpitta (Grallaricula nana nana)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  

A sparrow-sized Antpitta in grallaricula, the genus of antpittas that sometimes leaves the ground.

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