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Neblina Tapaculo

Scytalopus altirostris

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Small tapaculo found only at very high elevations in the eastern Andes of Peru. Male is gray with black and brown barring on lower underparts and rump. Female is browner with more extensive barring. Similar to several other tapaculos, and best identified by range, habitat, and voice. Inhabits scrubby treeline woodland and adjacent grasslands. Song is a long, leisurely series of chips.

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