Tawny Antpitta Grallaria quitensis Scientific name definitions

Harold F. Greeney and Andrew J. Spencer
Version: 2.0 — Published September 1, 2023

Demography and Populations


There is no information related to topics such as age at first breeding, life span and survivorship, dispersal, or population regulation for the Tawny Antpitta.

Measures of Breeding Activity

There are no published studies concerning topics such as age at first breeding, intervals between breeding attempts, or lifetime reproductive success. Clutch size, however, appears to most often be two eggs (see Breeding).

Life Span and Survivorship

No information.

Disease and Body Parasites

Little information. Both of the two individuals of nominate quitensis sampled in Colombia, however, were infected with an unidentified species of Leucocytozoon blood parasite (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae)(194).

Causes of Mortality

No information.

Population Spatial Metrics

No information.

Population Status

Information needed.

Population Regulation

No data.

Recommended Citation

Greeney, H. F. and A. J. Spencer (2023). Tawny Antpitta (Grallaria quitensis), version 2.0. In Birds of the World (N. D. Sly, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.