P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1869,
Tinta, Cuzco, Peru.
Formerly treated as conspecific with L. rufa; differs in its large pale patch on remiges in flight (3); paler rufous mantle and back in male (1); much darker overall plumage in female (3); possibly a longer tail (ns); separation supported by feather-structure differences and potential display differences#R. Monotypic.
Andes of C & S Peru (SE Ancash, SW Huánuco) to C Chile (Coquimbo), W & SW Bolivia and NW Argentina (Catamarca).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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