French: Synallaxe de Junin German: Braunschwanzcanastero Spanish: Canastero de Junín
P. L. Sclater, 1874,
Junín, central Peru.
Andes of C & S Peru (Lima, Junín, Ayacucho, Apurímac, Cuzco, Puno).
17–18 cm; 22 g. Has broad but rather “messy” greyish-white supercilium; rest of face a mix of dark brown and greyish feathers with varying amounts of pale... read more
Song 2–3 notes followed by descending trilled series, “trree, trree, trree... read more
Páramo and puna grassland, in timber-line ecotone, with lush, tall bunch-grasses... read more
Food and feeding
Little known. Solitary or in pairs; gleans arthropods from ground or low vegetation.
Resident; some downslope movement during snowstorms reported.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Peruvian High Andes EBA and Junín Puna EBA. Rare to uncommon; poorly known. Occurs in Machu Picchu Historical... read more
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