- Cranioleuca dissita
14 cm. Similar in shape to other spinetails but with shorter tail
Upperside incl. tail brown to reddish. Head with rufous crown, buffy supercilium, dark eye-line, grey sides and pale throat. Underside buffy-gray.
Endemic to Coiba Island, Panama.
This is a monotypic species.
Formerly considered conspecific with Rusty-backed Spinetail.
Forest and woodland.
Searches for food on trunks and branches, among foliage and vines.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2015. IOC World Bird Names (version 5.3). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
- Angehr and Dean 2010. The Birds of Panama - A field guide.
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