Genus Acropternis


Ocellated Tapaculo - This passerine averages 8.3-8.7 in in length and between 2.8-3.5 oz . The bird is mostly black with large white spots, a brown flank, and a reddish head and throat. A call, apparently given by birds to announce their presence to conspecifics, is described as "loud, emphatic WHEEUW! whistle" which as it seems can be heard from a long distance .

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Rhinocryptidae
Genus : Acropternis