- Cinclodes fuscus
- Dull brown back
- Tan belly
- White throat finely barred with brown
- Whitish or tan wing-stripes visible in flight
- Whitish-buff stripe over the eye
- Short, almost straight and pointed bill
South America: Chile, Argentina; migratory, spreading north and east in Argentina and into Paraguay, Uruguay, and Brazil.
This is a monotypic species.
- S Chile and s Argentina; winters to se Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay
Split from Chestnut-winged Cinclodes and Cream-winged Cinclodes (previously all included in Bar-winged Cinclodes).
From high-altitude shrubland and grassland to sea-level.
The diet includes insects and other small invertebrates.
The nest is built in a burrow, or in a natural cavity in an earthen bank or rock pile. Both the male and female incubate the eggs and rear the nestlings.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2012. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2012. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
- SACC (South American Classification Committee) proposal (passed) to split Bar-winged Cinclodes into three species
- Paper describing the genetic analysis of Bar-winged Cinclodes and range of the proposed species
- Birdforum thread discussing the taxonomy of this complex
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