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Chestnut-throated Spinetail - BirdForum Opus

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

Identification

14 cm

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

Distribution

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

Taxonomy

Subspecies

There are 2 subspecies[1]:

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

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

Habitat

Lowland moist forest.

Behaviour

Vocalisation

A repeated prrrrr-preéyt.

References

  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

Recommended Citation

External Links

GSearch checked for 2020 platform.

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