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Alternative name: Chestnut-sided Tapaculo.
- Eleoscytalopus psychopompus
- Dark slaty-grey head, upperparts and flanks with bluish tinge
- White loral spot
- Cinnamon-rufous rump and scapulars
- White cheeks, throat and belly
- Pale cinnamon-rufous sides to belly and vent
- Dark slaty thighs tinged bluish
- Blackish bill with whitish base of mandible
- Pinkish legs
Coastal lowlands of eastern Brazil (south-eastern Bahia)
Mature wet lowland forests.
Classified as Critically Endangered in the 2010 IUCN Red List due to habitat loss in its tiny range.
- BirdLife International (2011) Species factsheet: Eleoscytalopus psychopompus. Downloaded from www.birdlife.org on 06/02/2011.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2010. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.7). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2023) Bahia Tapaculo. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 1 December 2023 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Bahia_Tapaculo
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