Bahia Spinetail (Synallaxis cinerea) - HBW 8, p. 274
French: Synallaxe du Bahia
Spanish: Pijuí de Bahía
Taxonomy: Synallaxis cinereus Wied, 1831, “Capitao Filisberto road,” southern Bahia, Brazil.
Scientific name was long considered a junior synonym of S. ruficapilla, but recently shown to represent a separate species; S. whitneyi is a synonym. Forms a superspecies with S. ruficapilla and S. infuscata; this superspecies is suggested by some authors as being most closely related to S. frontalis, S. azarae and S. courseni on basis of plumage and vocal similarities. Monotypic.
Distribution: E Brazil (S Bahia, NE Minas Gerais).
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A bird moving in dense vegetation and preening once Locality Boa Nova, Bahia State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
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