Grallaria quitensis atuensis
Atuén, 12,000 feet [c. 3660 m], Amazonas, Peru.
Hitherto treated as conspecific with G. quitensis and G. alticola, but differs from both in its darker overall coloration (1), more distinct white mottling below (1), and very different call-note (a long, very burry start followed by an underslurred whistle vs a modulated start followed by a downslurred whistle in quitensis and a smooth downslurred whistle in alticola), with smaller frequency range (at least 2), lower maximum frequency (ns) and longer note length (3)#R. Monotypic.
C Andes of N Peru S of R Marañón, in S Amazonas and E La Libertad.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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