tapaculo

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tapaculo

(ˌtɑːpɑːˈkuːləʊ) or

tapacolo

n, pl -los
(Animals) a small passeriform bird, Pteroptochus albicollis (megapodius), with short wings and cocked tail, native to South America
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Grallaricula nana Slate-crowned Bh Antpitta RHINOCRYPTIDAE, Tapaculo 109.
Spatial structure and scale-dependent microhabitat use of endemic "tapaculos" (Rhinocryptidae) in a temperate forest of southern South America.
--., 2008.- Notes on Tapaculos (Passeriformes: Rhinocryptidae) of the Eastern Andes of Colombia and Venezuelan Andes, with a new subspecies of Scytalopus griseicollis from Colombia.
Familia Rhinocryptidae Rhinocrypta lanceolata (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire) (gallito copeton).
Furthermore, some families that occur at lowland sites in South America are very rare and local in lowland forest, or are restricted to middle and higher elevation locations, in Panama and southern Central America; (e.g., Threskiornithidae (ibises), Capitonidae (barbets), and Rhinocryptidae (tapaculos); Ridgely and Gwynne 1989) and, consequently, are not represented at Limbo.
A taxonomic revision of the Paramo Tapaculo Scytalopus canus Chapman (Aves: Rhinocryptidae), with description of a new subspecies from Ecuador and Peru.