Family Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Least Concern

Striolated Tit-spinetail (Leptasthenura striolata)


Taxonomy

French: Synallaxe striolé German: Isabellstreifen-Meisenschlüpfer Spanish: Tijeral brasileño
Taxonomy:

Synallaxis striolata

Pelzeln

, 1856,

Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

.

See L. platensis. Monotypic.

Distribution:

SE Brazil from Paraná S to N Rio Grande do Sul.

Descriptive notes

15–16 cm; 10–11 g. Has black crown with buff streaks, buff-whitish supercilium; upperparts brown, back with conspicuous buff streaks; wings dark brown with paler... read more

Voice

Song high-pitched, slow, descending trill, fading towards end, “psi, psi-psi, ks-ks-ksks-ks... read more

Habitat

Southern temperate forest, riparian thickets; Podocar­pus and Araucaria... read more

Food and feeding

Arthropods. Usually forages in pairs, occasionally in mixed-species flocks, from understorey to canopy. Gleans food items from foliage and... read more

Breeding

Season during austral spring-summer; nestlings in Dec and Jan. Monogamous. Nest a platform of twigs mixed with moss, lined with feathers,... read more

Movements

Resident.

Status and conservation

Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Atlantic Forest Mountains EBA. Fairly common to common within its limited range, and evidently common in human-... read more

Recommended citation

Remsen, J.V., Jr & Bonan, A. (2018). Striolated Tit-spinetail (Leptasthenura striolata). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/56407 on 21 November 2018).