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Genus: Ochetorhynchus

[edit] Description

Three Earthcreepers and Crag Chilia from South America.

[edit] Taxonomy

Ochetorhynchus is a genus in the Family Furnariidae.
This genus is now accepted by Clements (2010) and Gill and Donsker (2010). The reasons for accepting this change can be read in the SACC proposal linked below.

Genus Ochetorhynchus viewedit
O. andaecola Rock Earthcreeper
O. ruficaudus Straight-billed Earthcreeper
O. phoenicurus Band-tailed Earthcreeper
O. melanurus Crag Chilia

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2010. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2010. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at
  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2010. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.7). Available at
  3. SACC proposal to resurrect this genus and populate with these four species.

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