Bay-capped Wren-spinetail (Spartonoica maluroides) - HBW 8, p. 268
French: Synallaxe des marais
Spanish: Canastero Enano
Other common names: Wren-like Spinetail
Taxonomy: Synallaxis maluroides d’Orbigny and Lafresnaye, 1837, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Placed in Synallaxis by some authors, but thought to be more closely related to Asthenes or Leptasthenura by others. Monotypic.
Distribution: NC Argentina (Chaco and Corrientes S to Córdoba, Mendoza, La Pampa and Buenos Aires), extreme SE Brazil (S Rio Grande do Sul) and Uruguay.
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In the grass Locality Rocha Lagoon, Rocha Department, Uruguay
Martin Manassero 27 January 2013 1 year ago 28 sec 4
A bird singing from top of a clump of rushes, near a marsh. Locality Punta Rasa, San Clemente del Tuyú, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
German Pugnali 1 November 2012 1 year ago 22 sec 3.8
Adult bird perched in pampas grass
Locality Punta Rasa, San Clemente del Tuyú, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
David Brassington 21 September 2009 4 years ago 4.4
Locality Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil
Samantha Klein 20 October 2013 25 weeks ago 3.3
Adults in the reeds near the water.
Locality Pinamar, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
Juan Maria Raggio 22 January 2006 3 years ago 3.2