La Quiaca, 3300 m, Jujuy, Argentina.
Plumage similarities suggest closest relationship with G. rufipennis and G. saxicolina, but genetic analysis#R suggests sister relationship with G. cunicularia. Monotypic.
Altiplano region of Andes of extreme S Peru (Puno, Moquegua), W Bolivia (La Paz S to Potosí), NW Chile (Tarapacá S to Atacama) and NW Argentina (Jujuy S to Catamarca).
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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