French: Cinclode brun German: Kurzschnabel-Uferwipper Spanish: Remolinera fusca
Other common names:
Bar-winged Cinclodes (when lumped with C. albidiventris and C. albiventris)
“Less rare in the fields of Montevideo and Buenos Aires than in Paraguay.”
C & S Chile (S from Atacama) and C & S Argentina (Mendoza S to Tierra del Fuego); migrates to S Brazil, SE Paraguay, Uruguay and N Argentina (N to Corrientes).
15–19·4 cm; 29–33 g. Small cinclodes with relatively short bill. Adult has conspicuous light buffish-white supercilium, speckled forehead, dark grey-brown... read more
Song a short, fast, dry trill, “t-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-t”, lasting c. 2 seconds, often... read more
Páramo grassland, puna grassland, southern temperate grassland, arid montane scrub... read more
Food and feeding
Invertebrates; also seeds. In detailed analysis of stomach contents of birds from a river island in Argentina during austral winter, diet... read more
Breeds during austral spring-summer; eggs in Sept–Jan in Chile and Argentina, with incubation in Nov (exceptionally in early Dec) and... read more
Largely migratory, with birds forming flocks of up to ten individuals post-breeding and populations... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Common and widespread throughout most of range; the commonest member of genus in many places. In many areas occupied by this species... read more
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