Grallaria ridgelyi

The new species is a large ground antbird with a striking head pattern showing tufts of white plumes beneath the eyes. It has a song similar to the hooting of the Rufous-banded Owl.

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The Grallaria ridgelyi is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Jocotoco Antpitta, Grallaria ridgelyi, is an endangered antpitta, a bird from Ecuador and Peru. It was only discovered in 1997, and scientifically described in 1999. More

Range & population Grallaria ridgelyi was discovered in 1997 in southern Ecuador. Although its range has been estimated as Tapichalaca Biological Reserve environs, east and south-east to the Cordillera de Tzunantza and southern Cordillera del Condor, south-west to the r More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Formicariidae
Genus : Grallaria
Species : ridgelyi
Authority : Krabbe, Agro, Rice, Jacome, Navarrete et al., 1999