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Blackish Cinclodes

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'''Alternative name: Tussockbird''' '''Alternative name: Tussockbird'''
-[[Image:Blackish_Cinclodes.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|charelli|charelli}} <br />[[Falkland Islands]], January 2004]]+[[Image:BlackishCinclodesIMG_1601.jpg|thumb|550px|right|Photo by {{user|jmorlan|Joseph Morlan}} <br />Saunders Island, [[Falkland Islands]], 2 March 2018]]
;[[:Category:Cinclodes|Cinclodes]] antarcticus ;[[:Category:Cinclodes|Cinclodes]] antarcticus
==Identification== ==Identification==
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There are 2 subspecies: There are 2 subspecies:
*''C. a. maculirostris'': *''C. a. maculirostris'':
-:*Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn Archipelago+:*Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn Archipelago (yellow base to mandible)
*''C. a. antarcticus'': *''C. a. antarcticus'':
-:*[[Falkland Islands]]+:*[[Falkland Islands]] (bill all dark)
==Habitat== ==Habitat==
Rocky coasts and islands amongst tussock grass; sand dunes and gardens. Rocky coasts and islands amongst tussock grass; sand dunes and gardens.
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==References== ==References==
#{{Ref-Clements6thDec09}}#Avibase #{{Ref-Clements6thDec09}}#Avibase
 +#Remsen, J.V., Jr & Kirwan, G.M. (2018). Blackish Cinclodes (Cinclodes antarcticus). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/56388 on 16 May 2018).
#Wikipedia #Wikipedia
#BF Member observations #BF Member observations

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Alternative name: Tussockbird

Photo by Joseph Morlan Saunders Island, Falkland Islands, 2 March 2018
Photo by Joseph Morlan
Saunders Island, Falkland Islands, 2 March 2018
Cinclodes antarcticus

Contents

Identification

18 to 23 cm
Dark brown, paler, buff speckled throat, very pale stripe over eye, faint rufous wing bar, long, down curved bill with pale yellow spot at the base.
Sexes similar

Distribution

Southern South America: found in Chile, Argentina and the Falkland Islands

Taxonomy

Subspecies[1]

There are 2 subspecies:

  • C. a. maculirostris:
  • Tierra del Fuego and Cape Horn Archipelago (yellow base to mandible)
  • C. a. antarcticus:

Habitat

Rocky coasts and islands amongst tussock grass; sand dunes and gardens.

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes small invertebrates.

Breeding

It builds a cup-shaped nest from grass, lined with feathers and positioned under rocks or amongst clumps of grass. The clutch consists of 1-3 white eggs with red spots. Incubation lasts for two weeks; the young fledge after a further two weeks.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Avibase
  3. Remsen, J.V., Jr & Kirwan, G.M. (2018). Blackish Cinclodes (Cinclodes antarcticus). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/56388 on 16 May 2018).
  4. Wikipedia
  5. BF Member observations

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