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Chestnut-throated Spinetail - BirdForum Opus

Photo © by Thibaud Aronson
Waqanki Lodge, San Martín, Peru, 13 October 2022
Synallaxis cherriei


14 cm

  • Chestnut plumage
  • Olive brown above
  • Dusky wings and belly
  • Orange-rufous throat
  • Black tail


South America: found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil.



There are 2 subspecies[1]:

  • S. c. napoensis:
  • S. c. cherriei:

An additional subspecies saturata is not recognised by most authorities[2]


Lowland moist forest.



A repeated prrrrr-preéyt.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. BirdLife International

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