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Brown-banded antpitta (Grallaria milleri) Reserva Rio Blanco, Caldas, Colombia. Mar 20th, 2018 Brown-banded antpitta,Colombia,Geotagged,Grallaria milleri,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Brown-banded antpitta (Grallaria milleri)

Reserva Rio Blanco, Caldas, Colombia. Mar 20th, 2018

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  1. A nice Colombian endemic, usually tricky, but very very easy at Rio Blanco. This one, Sofia, ate the worms out of my guide's hands! Posted 8 months ago
    1. Ohhhhh that is quite a jewel!
      Note: we're leaving to Colombia (south) coming sunday!
      Posted 8 months ago
      1. Niiiice! Have a great trip! I look forward to seeing the photos and hearing the stories... Posted 8 months ago
  2. Wow, no fear?! She's gorgeous! Posted 8 months ago
    1. Yup, this fellow, Albeiro has been doing daily rounds for years, putting out worms for the antpittas. There are several other species that occur at Rio Blanco, but he's got one or two individuals of 4 different species that are now completely accustomed to him (and the birders he brings along) and come out to eat the worms!! Posted 8 months ago
      1. Wow! Have you ever hiked Mount Katahdin in Maine? There are doves there that are so used to people that they will hop right up and sit in your lap. It took me by surprise the first time I experienced it! Posted 8 months ago, modified 8 months ago
        1. No, I've never been there, but now I want to!! Posted 8 months ago

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The brown-banded antpitta is a species of bird in the Grallariidae family. It is endemic to Colombia.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and plantations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Oct 11, 2018. Captured Mar 20, 2018 08:35 in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia.
  • PENTAX K-3
  • f/5.6
  • 1/200s
  • ISO1600
  • 300mm