Pale-breasted Spinetail

It is a member of the South American bird family Furnariidae, a group in which many species build elaborate clay nests, giving rise to the English name for the family of ovenbirds.

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Original source: Dario Sanches from São Paulo, Brazil
Author: Dario Sanches from São Paulo, Brazil

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

Pale-breasted Spinetail (Synallaxis albescens) Temminck, 1823 summary taxon grid map Wikipedia NatureServe Google: Web|Scholar ITIS Birdlife Google|Flickr Xeno-Canto - photo: Garrett MacDonald Photo powered by More

The Pale-breasted Spinetail (Synallaxis albescens), is a passerine bird which breeds in the tropical New World from Costa Rica to central Argentina, and in Trinidad. It is a member of the South American bird family Furnariidae, a group in which many species build elaborate clay nests, giving rise to the English name for the family of "ovenbirds". More

The Pale-breasted Spinetail lives in Grassland. Answer verified with Get more facts and information about Pale-breasted spinetail at More

Photo of a Pale-breasted spinetail, made by Erik Toorman in August 2005 near the campus of the Anton de Kom (Adek) university at the Leysweg in Paramaribo and below a picture made by Ronald Teulings, also in Suriname. Common in wasteland at the edge of the city, like for instance empty lots in Tourtonne (north) or at near the campus (west) and also near Zanderij JAP-airport. The birds build a large nest, a ball of small sticks with a small long entrance. More

Pale-breasted Spinetail in Cartago Daniel Martínez made another avian discovery while looking for newly arrived migrants on 11 September at the Instituto Tecnológico (IT), on the south edge of the city of Cartago. More

Pale-breasted Spinetails (Synallaxis albescens) are found in the Southern Pacific portion of the country, oftenly found in overgrown grassy patches where they move mysteriously and build quite architectural nests. To see them is sometimes complicated, but imitating its call can usually produce good results, the bird pops out and checks aorund, not in many occasions we have had much time to watch it as it drops quickly back in the grass. There is a nice recording of it in xeno-canto. More

PALE-BREASTED SPINETAIL Synallaxis albescens Spinetails are a group of essentially similar skulkers that produce simple, easily-learnt vocalisations, far more useful in identification than the subtle plumage differences. Plain-breasted is a widespread species occurring in a variety of habitats from marshes to cerrado and even chaco woodland!FIGURE 1 - Adult ssp. australis presumably, Ruta Trans-Chaco km650 (Paul Smith July). FIGURE 2 - Same individual upperwing, note longest tail feathers are missing (Paul Smith July). More

* Pale-breasted Spinetail, Synallaxis albescens * Dark-breasted Spinetail, Synallaxis albigularis * Chicli Spinetail or Spix's Spinetail, Synallaxis spixi * Cinereous-breasted Spinetail, Synallaxis hypospodia * Ruddy Spinetail, Synallaxis rutilans * Chestnut-throated Spinetail, Synallaxis cherriei * Rufous Spinetail, Synallaxis unirufa * Black-throated Spinetail, Synallaxis castanea * Rusty-headed Spinetail, Synallaxis fuscorufa * Rufous-breasted More

Pale-breasted Spinetail (Synallaxis albescens) 2 at Itirapina Reserve from 27/10/1999 to 28/10/1999. 203. Chicli (Spix's) Spinetail (Synallaxis spixi) 2 at Boa Nova (dry forest) on 20/10/1999. 1 at Caraca National Park on 23/10/1999. 1 at Serra do Ouricana, Boa Nova on 20/10/1999. 204. Ochre-cheeked Spinetail (Synallaxis scutata) 3 at Boa Nova (dry forest) on 21/10/1999. 205. Pallid Spinetail (Cranioleuca pallida) 1 at Itatiaia NP (Agulhas Negras Rd) on 03/11/1999. More

* Pale-breasted Spinetail Synallaxis albescens nesiotis * Rusty-headed Spinetail Synallaxis fuscorufa * Streak-capped Spinetail Cranioleuca hellmayri * Streak-backed Canastero Asthenes wyatti sanctaemartae * Montane Foliage-gleaner Anabacerthia striaticollis anxia * Ruddy Foliage-gleaner Automolus rubiginosus rufipectus * Gray-throated Leaftosser Sclerurus albigularis propinquus * Streaked Xenops Xenops rutilans phelpsi * Plain-brown Woodcreeper Dendrocincla fuliginosa lafresnayei * Ruddy Woodcreeper Dendrocincla homochroa ruficeps * Strong-billed Woodcreeper Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus More

Pale-breasted Spinetail (Synallaxis albescens) by Andrew Spencer. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Furnariidae
Genus : Synallaxis
Species : albescens
Authority : Temminck, 1823