French: Synallaxe à lunettes German: Brillencanastero Spanish: Piscuiz de anteojos
Maraynioc, Junín, Peru.
See A. harterti and A. ottonis. Monotypic.
Andes of C Peru (Junín).
18–20 cm; 16–18 g. Typical thistletail. Conspicuous broad white eyering stands out on chestnut-brown face with darker brown lores; crown and upperparts,... read more
Song is a drawn-out dry trill, accelerating and increasing in amplitude, towards the very end often... read more
Páramo grassland; inhabits dense undergrowth in timber-line ecotone, at edge of humid... read more
Food and feeding
Poorly known. Forages in understorey, singly or in pairs, but single-species flocks of up to 15 reported. Presumed to glean arthropods from... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in North-east Peruvian Cordilleras EBA. Fairly common in appropriate habitat, but linear nature of this, coupled... read more
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