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Band-tailed Earthcreeper

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[[Image:Band-tailed_Earthcreeper.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Fritz73|Fritz73}}<br />Las Lajas, Neuquen, [[Argentina]], 2004]] [[Image:Band-tailed_Earthcreeper.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|Fritz73|Fritz73}}<br />Las Lajas, Neuquen, [[Argentina]], 2004]]
-;[[:Category:Eremobius|Eremobius]] phoenicurus+;[[:Category:Ochetorhynchus|Ochetorhynchus]] phoenicurus
-''Ochetorhynchus phoenicurus''+''Eremobius phoenicurus''<sup>[[#References|[2]]][[#References|[3]]]</sup>
==Identification== ==Identification==
18cm<br /> 18cm<br />
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[[Argentina]] and [[Chile]]. [[Argentina]] and [[Chile]].
==Taxonomy== ==Taxonomy==
-Monotypic.<br />+Monotypic.<sup>[[#References|[1]]]</sup><br />
-Clements<sup>[[#References|1]]</sup> places this species in the genus [[:Category:Ochetorhynchus|Ochetorhynchus]].+
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
Dry shrubland and temperate grassland. Dry shrubland and temperate grassland.
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A twiggy nest is placed in a low shrub. Both adults incubate the eggs and rear the young. A twiggy nest is placed in a low shrub. Both adults incubate the eggs and rear the young.
==References== ==References==
-# {{Ref-Clements6thNov08}}{{Ref-Clements6thDec10}}#{{Ref-HM03Cor8}}#{{Ref-SibleyMonroe96}}
{{ref}} {{ref}}
==External Links== ==External Links==
-{{GSearch|Eremobius+phoenicurus}} +{{GSearch|Earthcreeper+phoenicurus}}
[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Eremobius]] [[Category:Ochetorhynchus]] [[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Eremobius]] [[Category:Ochetorhynchus]]

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Photo by Fritz73Las Lajas, Neuquen, Argentina, 2004
Photo by Fritz73
Las Lajas, Neuquen, Argentina, 2004
Ochetorhynchus phoenicurus

Eremobius phoenicurus[2][3]


[edit] Identification


  • Dull olive-brown back
  • Lighter brown-streaked belly
  • White throat
  • Rufous on the margins of blackish tail
  • Whitish stripe over the eye
  • Bill long, slightly downcurved, and pointed
  • Long tail

Sexes similar.

[edit] Distribution

Argentina and Chile.

[edit] Taxonomy


[edit] Habitat

Dry shrubland and temperate grassland.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

The diet includes insects and small invertebrates.

[edit] Breeding

A twiggy nest is placed in a low shrub. Both adults incubate the eggs and rear the young.

[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. Dickinson, EC, ed. 2003. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. 3rd ed., with updates to October 2008 (Corrigenda 8). Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691117010
  3. Sibley, CG and BL Monroe. 1996. Birds of the World, on diskette, Windows version 2.0. Charles G. Sibley, Santa Rosa, CA, USA.

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