• Welcome to BirdForum, the internet's largest birding community with thousands of members from all over the world. The forums are dedicated to wild birds, birding, binoculars and equipment and all that goes with it.

    Please register for an account to take part in the discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.
ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

Speckle-breasted Antpitta - BirdForum Opus

Photo by Francisco Paludo
Piraquara, PR, Brazil, May, 2018
Cryptopezus nattereri

Hylopezus nattererii


13·5 cm (5¼ in)


In South America, it's found in SouthEastern Brazil to northeastern Argentina (Misiones) and extreme eastern Paraguay.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Low down in humid montane forests and mature secondary woodland.



There is no information available about what they eat.


There is not much information, but they are known to build a stick nest.


  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. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved May 2018)

Recommended Citation

External Links

GSearch checked for 2020 platform.