Des Murs's Wiretail (Sylviorthorhynchus desmursii) - HBW 8, p. 268
French: Synallaxe de Des Murs
Spanish: Tijeral Colilargo
Other common names: Des Murs’s Spinetail
Taxonomy: Sylviorthorhynchus Desmursii Des Murs, 1847, province of Valdivia, particularly near Corral, Chile.
General morphology and tail structure suggest possible relationship to Schizoeaca, and nests are at least superficially similar. Monotypic.
Distribution: C & S Chile from Aconcagua S to N Magallanes (including Chiloé I and other near-shore islands) and extreme W Argentina (Neuquén S to Santa Cruz).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird looking around and changing of perch Locality Chiloe Island, Los Lagos Region, Chile (Monotypic species)
Frank Witebsky 2005 5 years ago 18 sec 3.9
A bird hopping through the bushes and calling Locality Puyehue-Entre Lagos, Osorno Province, Los Lagos Region, Chile (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 10 October 2003 9 years ago 29 sec 3.3
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