Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Curve-billed Reedhaunter (Limnornis curvirostris) - HBW 8, p. 261

French: Synallaxe à bec courbe German: Braunrücken-Riedschlüpfer Spanish: Pajonalera Piquicurva
Other common names: Curve-billed Reedrunner

Taxonomy: Limnornis curvirostris Gould, 1839, Maldonado, Uruguay.
No obvious close relatives; Limnoctites rectirostris placed in present genus by some authors, whereas others do not consider the two to be closely related. Differs strongly from that species in tail structure, nest materials used, and greenish-blue egg colour (unusual within family). Monotypic.

Distribution: Extreme SE Brazil (coastal Rio Grande do Sul), S Uruguay and extreme E Argentina (Entre Ríos, E Buenos Aires).