French: Cinclode gris German: Rostspitzen-Uferwipper Spanish: Remolinera de Córdoba
Zotta and Gavio
Sierras de Comechingones, 2400 m, 7 km west of La Paz, Córdoba, Argentina
NC Argentina (W Córdoba, NE San Luis, Mendoza); in non-breeding season occurs N to E Tucumán and N Santiago del Estero.
17 cm; 25–32 g. Has buff-white supercilium, dark grey-brown band from lores to rear auriculars; crown and upperparts grey-brown; broad rufous band on base of remiges... read more
Song a trill, evidently more complex than that of C. fuscus but further study required. read more
Open grassy areas, often rocky, at 1600–2800 m; recently found up to 3300 m in vicinity of... read more
Food and feeding
Reported food items are weevils (Curculionidae), Hemiptera, Lepidoptera (Colias), also hydrobiid snails (Littoridina) and... read more
Season during austral spring-summer; eggs in Nov–Dec, nestlings in Nov and fledglings in Jan. Monogamous; reported to remain paired... read more
Parts of the population descend to lower elevations (to 1000 m) or migrate N after breeding.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sierras Centrales of Argentina EBA. Common within limited range. Habitat occupied by this species is relatively... read more
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