Ochre-fronted Antpitta

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Ochre-fronted Antpitta is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Ochre-fronted Antpitta (Grallaricula ochraceifrons) is a species of bird in the Formicariidae family. It is endemic to Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montanes. It is threatened by habitat loss. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Grallaricula ochraceifrons. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007. More

the protection of the endangered Ochre-fronted Antpitta and supports a population of the elusive Long-whiskered Owlet. The reserve also protects the western border of the Alto Mayo Protection Forest, which is threatened by deforestation and conversion to agriculture. ECOAN is working to protect in-holdings as well as sites along the road that bisects the reserve. More

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The ochre-fronted antpitta has been found in the dense undergrowth of humid-wet montane forest, between elevations of 1,890 and 1,980 meters (2). - There is nothing known of the behaviour or ecology of the ochre-fronted antpitta, due to a lack of observations, which may be indicative of its rarity (2). More

The endangered and endemic Ochre-fronted Antpitta is the most elusive of the Abra Patricia Especialties, having been seen by only a handful of people without mistnets. It lives in dense undergrowth around the Lodge, but is infrequently vocal and very hard to detec. It is less terrestrial than larger Antpittas, usualy hopping from branch to branch a meter or so above the ground. More

Ochre-fronted Antpitta is key species for the Antpitta lovers, but also Bay, Chestnut, Rusty-tinged and Rusty-breasted (Leimebamba) Antpitta are possible. At the stunted forests over 2000m we find Royal Sunangel, Peruvian Rufous-vented Tapaculo, Rufous-headed Pygmy Tyrant, Lulu's Tody-Tyrant, Cinnamon-breasted Tody-Tyrant, Yellow-scarfed, White-capped Tanager, Metallic-green Tanagers, White-collared Jay, Bar-winged Wood-Wren and many more. In the afternoon we shall drive to Pomacochas to stay the night there. Dec 2. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Formicariidae
Genus : Grallaricula
Species : ochraceifrons
Authority : Graves, O'Neill & Parker, 1983