Sound Sleuthing: Listen to These Rufous Antpitta Songs

December 9, 2020
The 16 varieties of Rufous Antpittas are virtually indistinguishable by sight, but each population has a distinct song, as demonstrated in these three examples. It’s likely that the Rufous Antpitta will be split into multiple species in coming years. Recording credits: Perija form by Kathi Borgmann/Macaulay Library, Sierra Nevada form by Paul Coopmans/Macaulay Library; Bolivian form by Rose Ann Rowlett/Macaulay Library.

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