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Gray-bellied Spinetail

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Photo © by avaliadordenickQuatro Barras, ParanĂ¡, Brazil, August 2018
Photo © by avaliadordenick
Quatro Barras, ParanĂ¡, Brazil, August 2018
Synallaxis cinerascens


[edit] Identification

Photo © by Carlos HenriqueMonte Verde, Camanducaia, MG, Brazil, August 2008
Photo © by Carlos Henrique
Monte Verde, Camanducaia, MG, Brazil, August 2008

14–15 cm (5½-6 in)

  • Greyish-brown face
  • Pale grey, rather indistinct, supraloral spots
  • Blackish lores
  • Pale post-ocular stripe
  • Dark greyish-brown forehead

[edit] Distribution

South America: found from eastern Paraguay to south-eastern Brazil, northern Uruguay and north-eastern Argentina.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Dense undergrowth of lowland and montane evergreen forests.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their main diet is arthropods.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved June 2014 & Aug 2018)

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