Blackish-headed Spinetail (Synallaxis tithys) - HBW 8, p. 283
French: Synallaxe tithys
Spanish: Pijuí Cabecinegro
Other common names: Black-faced/Taczanowski’s Spinetail
Taxonomy: Synallaxis tithys Taczanowski, 1877, Lechugal, Tumbes, Peru.
May form a superspecies with S. erythrothorax and S. brachyura. Monotypic.
Distribution: SW Ecuador (S from SW Manabí and C Loja) and extreme NW Peru (Tumbes, N Piura).
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adult with insect in its beak
Locality Jorupe Reserve, Loja Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Dusan M. Brinkhuizen 31 January 2010 6 years ago 4.2
A bird in the hand
Locality Celica, Loja Province, Ecuador
Joe Tobias 1 January 1991 2 years ago 4.1
Adult perched in the understory
Locality Jorupe Reserve, Loja Province, Ecuador
Dubi Shapiro 13 February 2009 10 weeks ago 4