(aka Yellow-throated Spinetail)
Brazilian name: curutié
The Yellow-chinned Spinetail is found in northern Colombia, the eastern half of the Amazon and Orinoco Basins and southwards to northern Argentina. See the distribution map at Birdlife International.
It is fairly common in marshes, mangroves and nearby shrubs where it tends to be quite conspicuous.
|It has a much wider distribution than its congener the Red-and-white Spinetail C. mustelina but can be distinguished from it by the yellow spot on the chin (not always noticeable), the grey rather than rufous forecrown and the grey supercilium. The red-and-white Spinetail also looks even more rufous than the Yellow-chinned Spinetail.|
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