French: Fournier à bec courbe German: Braunrücken-Riedschlüpfer Spanish: Pajonalera piquicurva
Extreme SE Brazil (coastal Rio Grande do Sul), S Uruguay and extreme E Argentina (Entre Ríos, NE Buenos Aires).
15–17 cm; 27–30 g. Rather plainly coloured, long-billed furnariid; remarkably similar to some Old World sylviid warblers of genus Acrocephalus. Has... read more
A fast series of harsh notes that ascend and then descend in pitch, fading towards end; call a... read more
Freshwater marshes; extensive reedbeds in freshwater marshes and coastal lagoons, locally brackish... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods; recorded items are ants, grasshoppers (Acrididae), and Coleoptera (including Chrysomelidae) and their larvae. Usually solitary... read more
Season presumably during austral spring-summer. Presumably monogamous. Nest a globular ball c. 22 cm in diameter, made from woven grasses,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Apparently uncommon; status poorly known. Occurs in Aparados da Serra National Park, in Brazil, and Costanera Sur, Ingeniero Otamendi, and Ribera... read more
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