23 May, 2011

Streak-chested Antpitta

Scientific Name: Hylopezus perspicillatus

Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status

Range / Habitat: Tropical lowland moist forest in Central America and northwestern South America

Field Notes: Small passerine with stubby tail. Prominent buff eyering, black streaking on white chest, and dark malar stripe. Head grey and back brown.

Personal Notes: Seen at Carara National Park, Costa Rica due to the diligence shown by our guide, William. Also known as Steak-chested Antpitta.

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