Order
Passeriformes
Family
Grallariidae
Genus
Grallaria
 
Neotropical Birds
Version  1.0
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Bay Antpitta Grallaria capitalis

Thomas S. Schulenberg and Guy M. Kirwan
Version: 1.0 — Published March 16, 2012

Behavior

Introduction

Very little information. Forages on or very near the ground in dense understory, as do other species of Grallaria. Moves by running or hopping. Almost always concealed in dense vegetation, where difficult to observe (Fjeldså and Krabbe 1990, Krabbe and Schulenberg 2003, Schulenberg et al. 2007).

Territoriality

Sexual Behavior

Unknown; presumably socially monogamous.

Social and interspecific behavior

Like other species of Grallaria, the Bay Antpitta usually is solitary, occasionally in pairs (Fjeldså and Krabbe 1990).

Predation

Recommended Citation

Schulenberg, T. S. and G. M. Kirwan (2012). Bay Antpitta (Grallaria capitalis), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.bayant1.01
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