|Chotoy Spinetail (Schoeniophylax phryganophilus)
|Barra do Quaraí, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
The Chotoy Spinetail is distributed in eastern Bolivia, Paraguay, north-eastern Argentina, Uruguay and south Brazil with a disjunct population in the area around the upper São Francisco in Bahia and Minas Gerais. It is found in semi-open areas and gallery and monte woodland. It prefers being close to water.
|It has a long tail and distinctive plumage. Upperparts are sandy-brown with bold, black streaks. The crown is chestnut and the chin is yellow with a black patch between the throat and a cinnamon band across the chest.|