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Rufous Antpitta - BirdForum Opus

This is a disambiguation page. A number of articles are associated with the title Rufous Antpitta.
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Two preexisting species, Rufous Antpitta and Chestnut Antpitta was split into 15 new species and in addition, Bicolored Antpitta was also included in this complex. The split was based on both genetic, plumage, and vocal analysis.

Species of the Rufous/Chestnut Antpitta complex viewedit
G. spatiator Sierra Nevada Antpitta
G. saltuensis Perija Antpitta
G. rufocinerea Bicolored Antpitta
G. rufula Muisca Antpitta
G. centralis Oxapampa Antpitta
G. ayacuchensis Ayacucho Antpitta
G. occabambae Urubamba Antpitta
G. sinaensis Puno Antpitta
G. cochabambae Bolivian Antpitta
G. alvarezi Chami Antpitta
G. saturata Equatorial Antpitta
G. cajamarcae Cajamarca Antpitta
G. blakei Chestnut Antpitta
G. gravesi Chachapoyas Antpitta
G. oneilli Panao Antpitta
G. obscura Junin Antpitta


  1. 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/
  2. Link to paper by Isler et al. (2020) describing taxonomy of these species.

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