|Itatiaia Spinetail Asthenes moreirae
(aka Itatiaia Thistletail, Oreophylax moreirae Schizoeaca moreirae)
Brazilian name: Garrincha-chorona
|Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Itatiaia Spinetail is a Brazilian endemic confined to the mountains of south-east Brazil along
the mountainous border between Minas Gerais and southern Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro and north-east São Paulo states. See the
distribution map at Birdlife International.
|It is a member of the Furnarid family which includes Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers.
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