French: Annumbi fagoteur German: Weißkehl-Bündelnister Spanish: Leñatero
SE Brazil (Goiás and Minas Gerais S to Rio Grande do Sul), C & E Paraguay, N & E Argentina (Formosa and Misiones S to Río Negro) and Uruguay.
18–20 cm; 27–45 g. Unusual furnariid with striped back and long, “spiny” tail. Has conspicuous broad whitish supercilium; postocular stripe medium brownish, rest... read more
Song, often given as duet, described as a fast, rough, bubbly, accelerating, descending series of... read more
Low, seasonally wet grassland, pastures/agricultural land, second-growth scrub; acacia savanna,... read more
Food and feeding
Recorded dietary items are Coleoptera (Aphodius and Curculionidae), Hemiptera, Diptera larvae, and seeds. Usually in pairs, and... read more
Season during austral spring-summer; eggs in Sept–Feb and nestlings in Sept–Jan in Argentina; double-brooded. Presumably... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to locally common. Occurs in a number of protected areas, including Itatiaia, Aparados da Serra and Serra da Canastra... read more
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