French: Synallaxe de Cory German: Ockerbrauencanastero Spanish: Piscuiz de Cory
Andes of Mérida, Venezuela.
See A. harterti. Monotypic.
Andes of W Venezuela (Trujillo S to N Táchira).
16–18 cm; 15–18 g. Typical thistletail, with long ragged tail, rather slender bill. Has ochraceous supercilia, darker face; forehead dull ochraceous rufous,... read more
Song a dry, rattling trill c. 1·5 seconds long, decelerates at end, “pipipi-pi-pi-pi-... read more
Páramo grassland; dense undergrowth and adjacent grass in timber-line ecotone (especially... read more
Food and feeding
Mostly arthropods, including Coleoptera and Orthoptera; seeds also recorded in diet. Forages singly or in pairs, occasionally in mixed-... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Cordillera de Mérida EBA. Uncommon to fairly common within limited range. Linear nature of habitat occupied... read more
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