French: Cinclode fuligineux German: Falkland-Uferwipper Spanish: Remolinera negruzca
Other common names: Falkland Islands Cinclodes
Hitherto treated as conspecific with C. maculirostris (which see). Monotypic.
18–21 cm. Fairly large, dark, uniformly coloured cinclodes. Plumage is dark sooty brown, except for slightly paler throat, some dull rufous on bases of remiges (inner... read more
Song a long series of sharp, explosive notes intermixed with musical trills, sometimes given in... read more
Coastal rocky beaches, especially in vicinity of colonies of marine mammals and seabirds. Highest... read more
Food and feeding
Diet mostly arthropods and marine invertebrates, including amphipods, isopods, Diptera and their larvae, and Orthoptera (Rhapidiphoridae),... read more
Season during austral spring/summer; eggs recorded in Oct–Jan and nestlings in Nov–Jan, with most pairs commencing to breed in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Southern Patagonia EBA. Uncommon (main islands) to locally common (outer... read more
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