|Arequipa Canastero Asthenes arequipae
(aka Dark-winged Canastero, Creamy-breasted Canastero Asthenes dorbignyi arequipae )
Chilean name: Canastero del norte
The Arequipa Canastero is distributed in the Andes of south-west Peru, northern Chile and western Bolivia. See the distribution map at Birdlife International. Some authorities consider it as a sub-species of Creamy-breasted Canastero A. dorbignyi however, Jaramillo treats it as a separate species as does the HBW and Birdlife International checklist.
|It is found in the pre-puna shrub zone typical of Putre. It has blackish wings contrasting with the brown
upperparts and with rufous on the rump, flanks and undertail coverts. The blackish tail has rufous edging.
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