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White-winged Cinclodes

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Cinclodes atacamensis
Photo by arthurgrosset at Lauca National Park, Chile
Photo by arthurgrosset at Lauca National Park, Chile


[edit] Identification

Rufous upperparts, grey crown, white corners to the tail, white wing stripe, long bill.

[edit] Distribution

Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru.

[edit] Taxonomy

Two subspecies are recognized[1]:

  • C. a. atacamensis
  • C. a. schocolatinus

[edit] Habitat

High-altitude grassland and rivers.

[edit] Behaviour

Mostly found on the ground.

[edit] 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.

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