Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Flammulated Treehunter (Thripadectes flammulatus) - HBW 8, p. 342

French: Anabate flammé German: Streifenbaumspäher Spanish: Trepamusgos Flamulado

Taxonomy: Anabates flammulatus Eyton, 1849, New Grenada = “Bogotá”, Colombia.
Forms a superspecies with T. scrutator, and suggested by some authors as being possibly conspecific. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • bricenoi Berlepsch, 1907 - Andes of W Venezuela (Mérida).
  • flammulatus (Eyton, 1849) - Santa Marta Mts (NE Colombia) and Andes of SW Venezuela (Táchira), Colombia (W Andes from Antioquia S to Cauca, C range, E range from Norte de Santander S to Cundinamarca), Ecuador (but on W slope S only locally to Azuay) and extreme N Peru (Piura, Cajamarca).