French: Mérulaxe à grands pieds German: Großfußtapaculo Spanish: Churrín patudo
Berlepsch and Stolzmann, 1896,
Maraynioc, Junín, Peru.
C Andes of Peru from S Amazonas S to Junín.
14 cm; male 36–43 g, two females 32 g and 32·5 g. Largest Scytalopus. Adult is uniform blackish-grey; iris dark brown; bill black; tarsus dark brown. Juvenile... read more
Song lasts up to 1 minute or longer, and is given throughout most of the day, a monotonous series... read more
Mossy undergrowth of elfin forest and cloudforest, primarily along streams, at 2400–3500 m.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in North-east Peruvian Cordilleras EBA. Rare or uncommon, and local. Very poorly known species. At present known to... read more
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