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White-throated Foliage-gleaner

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Photo by Andy AdcockLa Escalera, Venezuela, January 2016
Photo by Andy Adcock
La Escalera, Venezuela, January 2016

Alternative name: Tepui Foliage-gleaner

Syndactyla roraimae

Automolus roraimae


[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

South America: found in Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. .

[edit] Taxonomy

This species has been moved from genus Automolus to genus Syndactyla.[1][2][3]

[edit] Subpecies

Four subspecies are recognized[1]:

  • S. r. paraquensis:
  • Tepuis of southern Venezuela (Cerro Sipapo [Cerro Paraque], north-western Amazonas)"
  • S. r. duidae:
  • Tepuis of southern Venezuela (Cerros ParĂş, Yavi, GimĂ©, Duida, and de la Neblina, Amazonas)
  • S. r. urutani:
  • Tepuis of southern Venezuela (Cirres Jaua and UrutanĂ­, southern BolĂ­var)
  • S. r. roraimae:
  • Tepuis of southern Venezuela (Gran Sabana area, including Roraima), extreme northern Brazil (Roraima), and western Guyana

[edit] Habitat

Moist montanes.

[edit] Behaviour

[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. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2010. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.7). Available at
  3. SACC proposal to transfer to genus Syndactyla

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