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Furnariidae

Hudson’s canastero

Asthenes hudsoni Photo by Juan Maria Raggio (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:Hudson’s canastero (en); joão-platino (pt); synallaxe de Hudson (fr); canastero pampeano (es); nördlicher flügelspiegelcanastero (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily FurnariidaeRange:This species is found in south-western Uruguay and in eastern Argentina from Santa Fe to southern Buenos Aires. Also marginally into Rio Grande do Sul, in southern Brazil.Size:These […]

Rufous-fronted thornbird

Phacellodomus rufifrons Photo by Nick Athanas (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:rufous-fronted thornbird (en); joão-de-pau (pt); synallaxe à front roux (fr); espinero común (es); rotstirn-bündelnister (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily FurnariidaeRange:This species occurs in four disjunct areas in South America, one in northern Venezuela and eastern Colombia, another in northern Peru and marginally into southern Ecuador, a third  in […]

Great spinetail

Siptornopsis hypochondriacus Photo by Christian Nunes (Flickr) Common name:great spinetail (en); joão-grande (pt); synallaxe à poitrine rayée (fr); curutié grande (es); weißbrust-dickichtschlüpfer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily FurnariidaeRange:This species is endemic to an area of north-western Peru, on the slopes above the dry upper Marañón river valley in south Amazonas, south-east Cajamarca, east La Libertad and north Ancash.Size:These […]

Creamy-crested spinetail

Cranioleuca albicapilla Photo by Tomas Grim (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:creamy-crested spinetail (en); arredio-de-barrete-branco (pt); synallaxe à calotte blanche (fr); curutié crestado (es); fahlkappen-baumschlüpfer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily FurnariidaeRange:This species is endemic to Peru, being found along the eastern slopes of the Andes from Tarma to Cusco.Size:These birds are 16-17 cm long and weigh 18-24 g.Habitat:The creamy-crested […]

Red-faced spinetail

Cranioleuca erythrops Photo by Eduardo Letort (PBase) Common name:red-faced spinetail (en); arredio-de-faces-vermelhas (pt); synallaxe à face rouge (fr); curutié carirrojo (es); rotgesicht-baumschlüpfer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily FurnariidaeRange:This species occurs in three disjunct subspecies. C.e. rufigenis is found in the mountains of Costa Rica and western Panama, C.e. griseigularis is found in extreme eastern Panama and along the […]

White-whiskered spinetail

Synallaxis candei Photo by Martin Reid (Martin Reid Birds, Bugs and Beyond…) Common name:white-whiskered spinetail (en); joão-teneném-de-bigodes (pt); synallaxe à moustaches (fr); pijuí barbiblanco (es); weißbart-dickichtschlüpfer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily FurnariidaeRange:This species is found in north-eastern Colombia and north-western Venezuela.Size:These birds are 15-17 cm long and weigh 14-16 g.Habitat:The white-whiskered spinetail is mostly found in dry, deciduous […]

Striolated tit-spinetail

Leptasthenura striolata Photo by Eduardo Patrial (Flickr) Common name:striolated tit-spinetail (en); grimpeirinho (pt); synallaxe striolé (fr); tijeral brasileño (es); Isabellstreifen-meisenschlüpfer (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily FurnariidaeRange:This species is endemic to southern Brazil, being found from Paraná to Rio Grande do Sul.Size:These birds are 13-16 cm long and weigh 10-11 g.Habitat:The striolated tit-spinetail is mostly found in temperate forests, […]

Campo miner

Geositta poeciloptera Photo by Bertrando Campos (Go Up 7) Common name:campo miner (en); andarilho (pt); géositte des campos (fr); minero brasileño (es); camposerdhacker (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily FurnariidaeRange:This species is found in southern Brazil, from Mato Grosso, Goiás and Minas Gerais south to São Paulo, and marginally into north-eastern Bolivia and possibly northern Paraguay.Size:These birds are 11-12,5 […]

Buffy tuftedcheek

Pseudocolaptes lawrencii Photo by Joe Tobias (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:buffy tuftedcheek (en); barba-branca-castanho (pt); anabate chamois (fr); barbablanca habana (es); Panamaschopfohr (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily FurnariidaeRange:This species is found in the mountains of Costa Rica and Panama.Size:These birds are 20 cm long and weigh about 50 g.Habitat:The buffy tuftedcheek is mostly found in mountain rainforests, but […]

Puna miner

Geositta punensis Photo by Nick Athanas (Antpitta) Common name:puna miner (en); curriqueiro-da-puna (pt); géositte de la puna (fr); minero puneño (es); punaerdhacker (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily FurnariidaeRange:This species is found in southern Peru, south-western Bolivia, northern Chile and north-western Argentina.Size:These birds are 15-16 cm long and weigh 22-29 g.Habitat:The puna miner is found in high-altitude grasslands and […]