French: Synallaxe de Des Murs German: Fadenschwanzschlüpfer Spanish: Tijeral colilargo
humid forests in Province of Valdivia, particularly near Corral, Chile
C & S Chile from Valparaíso (Aconcagua) S to N Magallanes (Última Esperanza), including Chiloé I and other near-shore islands, and extreme W Argentina (Neuquén S to Santa Cruz).
21–23 cm; 9–11g. Small furnariid with preposterously long tail and relatively long, thin, straight bill. Has indistinct pale supercilium, bright orange-rufous... read more
A rhythmic, rolling series of repeated “jerr-jerr” notes lasting c. 1·5 seconds... read more
Southern temperate forest, secondary forest; cool, humid forest dominated by Nothofagus,... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods. Usually forages in pairs, from undergrowth to mid-storey. Gleans items from foliage and twigs.
Season during austral spring-summer; eggs in Nov and fledglings in Jan–Feb. Presumably monogamous. Nest a ball of dry grass, twiglets... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Status uncertain; appears reasonably common in most of range. Occurs in Puyehué, Nahuelbuta and Cerro La Campana National Parks, in Chile.... read more
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