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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This distributional pattern has also been described for other recently encountered birds in the Espinhaco Range, such as the Marsh Tapaculo Scytalopus iraiensis and the Lesser Grass-Finch Emberizoides ypiranganus, which southward are found at lower elevations (Vasconcelos et al., 2006, 2008b; Costa et al., 2008)