|Chinchipe Spinetail Synallaxis chinchipensis
(aka Necklaced Spinetail Synallaxis stictothorax chinchipensis)
|Bosque de Yanahuanca, Cajamarca, Peru
The Chinchipe Spinetail is endemic to Peru where it is found in the middle Rio Marañón and Rio Chinchipe valleys. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. It is found at the edge of woodlands and in arid scrub at between 400 and 600 metres.
|Some authorities consider it to be a sub-species of Necklaced Spinetail Synallaxis stictothorax
chinchipensis) but it has a longer bill, a much longer tail, spots rather than streaks on the breast and several differences in
The nest is a large stick construction.
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