Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Ovenbirds :: Wren-like Rushbird

Wren-like Rushbird Phleocryptes melanops

Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Rushbird, Black-faced Spinetail
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Puerto Viejo, Peru - Jan, 2005 © R S Scanlon  Argentina - Nov, 2003 © Harold Stiver  Puno, Peru - Jun 21, 2008 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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W. and s. temperate South America;
Fragmented distribution in the nw. part of its range;
(1) N. Peru.
(2) C. Peru (vicinity of Lake Junin).
(3) S. Peru, c. and sw. Bolivia and nw. Argentina.
(4) N. Chile.
(5) S. Brazil, s. Paraguay, and Uruguay (Banado los Indios) to c. Chile and Argentina to Tierra del Fuego.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Aves de Chile


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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