Cactus Canastero

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland.

The Cactus Canastero is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Cactus Canastero (Asthenes cactorum) is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family. It is endemic to Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Asthenes cactorum. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. Stub icon This article about an ovenbird is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. More

Cactus Canastero were heard and then seen and we spent some time trying to get a look while we waited for the cloud bank above to lift. After a little playback, Cactus Canasteros were seen. These were new for me and they look a lot like other Asthenes, not much different at first impression. More

for Cactus Canastero at Lomas de Lachay for this species and not count on seeing it on this route. Finding it can be rather time consuming. Many areas on our route are still not fully explored ornithologically. Day 1. Pucusana and Puerto Viejo. Humboldt Penguin, Red-legged Cormorant, Inca Tern, Peruvian Seaside Cinclodes, Blackish Oystercatcher, Guanay Cormorant and Peruvian Pelican are all readily seen at Pucusana. Pantanos Puerto Viejo holds a number of wetland birds. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Furnariidae
Genus : Asthenes
Species : cactorum
Authority : (Koepcke, 1959)