Rufous-crowned Antpitta

The Rufous-crowned Antpitta is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Rufous-crowned Antpitta (Pittasoma rufopileatum) is a species of bird in the Formicariidae family. It is found in Colombia and Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Pittasoma rufopileatum. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007. Stub icon This Tyranni-related article is a stub. More

Both Rufous-crowned Antpitta and Banded Ground-Cuckoo have recently been found here. Berlepch's Tinamou, Plumbeous Forest-falcon, Baudo Guan, Tawny-faced Quail, Red-fronted Wood-quail, Choco Poorwill, White-tailed Sicklebill, Purple-chested Hummingbird, Scarlet-breasted Dacnis and Scarlet-and-White Tanager Dec 12. Canande in the morning and then drive to San Miguel de los Bancos Dec 13. AM Great, Yellow-breasted and Moustached Antpittas at Refugio de Paz and many other birds, such as Cock-of-the-Rock, Crimson-rumped Toucanet. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Formicariidae
Genus : Pittasoma
Species : rufopileatum
Authority : Hartert, 1901