Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Equatorial Greytail (Xenerpestes singularis) - HBW 8, p. 319

French: Queue-grise d’Équateur German: Roststirnschlüpfer Spanish: Colagrís Sureño
Other common names: Equatorial Softtail

Taxonomy: Synallaxis singularis Taczanowski and Berlepsch, 1885, Mapoto, 7000 feet [c. 2130 m], Ambato, Tungurahua, Ecuador.
Relationships of genus unclear; plumage, nest architecture and placement, and voice suggest possible relationship to Acrobatornis. Sometimes treated as forming a superspecies with X. minlosi, the two differing in elevational distribution. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andes of Ecuador (E slope S from W Napo) S to N Peru (Cajamarca, San Martín).

  • Near Threatened
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