French: Mérulaxe à flancs ocres German: Rostflankentapaculo Spanish: Churrín grande
SC Chile from Maule to Los Lagos (including Mocha I), and adjacent W Argentina (SW Neuquén, W Río Negro and NW Chubut#R).
14·5 cm; 2 males 28·6 g and 30·5 g, unsexed 25·5–29 g, mean of unsexed sample from Chiloé I 25 g. Rather distinctive tapaculo, having maxilla elevated at base, in... read more
Song c.1 second long, repeated at intervals of 2–4 seconds, a series of 3–5 short,... read more
Very dense humid undergrowth of Nothofagus-dominated forest and mature secondary woodland... read more
Food and feeding
Probably arthropods. Forages in pairs, members of which keep in vocal contact; moves mouse-like on and near ground in dense thickets,... read more
Lays in Sept and again in Nov; double-brooded. Nest large, external measurements 14–18 cm, and globular, with side entrance, made of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Chilean Temperate Forests EBA and Central Chile EBA. Generally uncommon to locally fairly common; common in S... read more
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