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 Avidiversity  AVITOPIA - Crescentchests

Scientific system: Clements et al.

Familia: Melanopareiidae

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The species of the family of Crescentchests are endemic to South America. This family has only recently been separated from the Tapaculos. The body length is 14 cm to 16 cm. The tail is relatively long. Their common features are a light throat and a striking black band across the chest. Their habitat is dry scrub. They are usually on the ground. Almost nothing is known about their diet and breeding biology. As far as one knows, they breed in bowl-shaped nests.


     torquata - Collared Crescentchest (2)
     maximiliani - Olive-crowned Crescentchest (2)
     maranonica - Maranon Crescentchest (1)
     elegans - Elegant Crescentchest (3)

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