Black-throated Huet-huet

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The Black-throated Huet-huet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Black-throated Huet-huet (Pteroptochos tarnii) is a species of bird in the Rhinocryptidae family. It is found in Argentina and Chile. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Pteroptochos tarnii. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007. More

black-throated huet-huet is most readily identified by its distinctive calls, at times sounding like the yelp of a small dog (2) (3) (4). The plumage of this species is largely slaty-black, with prominent patches of rufous-chestnut on the crown, rump and lower breast, and buff barring across the belly and flanks. The brown eyes are surrounded by a conspicuous ring of bare yellowish flesh, while the bill and legs are completely black (2) (5). More

The Black-throated Huet-huet (Pteroptochos tarnii) is a species of bird in the Rhinocryptidae family. Admiral Phillip Parker King, FRS, RN ( 13 December 1791 - February 26, 1856) was an early explorer of the Birds ( class Aves) are bipedal endothermic ( Warm-blooded) Vertebrate animals that lay eggs. The tapaculos are a group of small Suboscine passeriform Birds with numerous species found mainly in South America and with the highest It is found in Argentina and Chile. More

ornaments, and a Black-throated Huet-huet perched in the open; an incredible pelagic trip with perfect conditions, swarms of albatrosses and petrels around our boat, and Sperm Whales rolling near the surface; a beautiful Andean bog surrounded by massive purple and green scree slopes reaching up to snow-capped peaks, with a family of Diademed Sandpiper-Plovers foraging close by; a remarkable diversity of plants, from spectacular Chilean Palms to towering Equisetum; Torrent Ducks at home in tumbling Andean torrents; plus condors, coots and chocolate. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Rhinocryptidae
Genus : Pteroptochos
Species : tarnii
Authority : (King, 1831)