Many-striped Canastero Asthenes flammulata

Colombian name: Canastero Flamulado
Many-striped Canastero, Nevado de Ruiz, Caldas, Colombia, April 2012 - click for larger image Nevado de Ruiz, Caldas, Colombia
April 2012

The Many-striped Canastero is distributed in the Andes from Colombia to central Peru. There is a distribution map at NatureServe. It is found at or above the tree-line in Páramo grassland normally at altitudes between 3,000 and 4,500 metres.

Many-striped Canastero, Nevado de Ruiz, Caldas, Colombia, April 2012 - click for larger image It is a heavily striped Canastero with a lot of rufous-chestnut on the wing feathers and a pale supercilium.

The song is a trill with a few notes in front.

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