Rufous-capped Spinetail (Synallaxis ruficapilla) - HBW 8, p. 273
French: Synallaxe à calotte rousse
Spanish: Pijuí Coronirrojo
Taxonomy: Synallaxis ruficapilla Vieillot, 1819, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Forms a superspecies with S. cinerea and S. infuscata, this superspecies suggested by some authors as being most closely related to S. frontalis, S. azarae and S. courseni on basis of plumage and vocal similarities. Formerly considered to include S. infuscata as a race, but vocal differences indicate that latter merits rank of full species. Monotypic.
Distribution: SE Brazil (S Goiás, S Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo S to N Rio Grande do Sul), E Paraguay (Canendiyu, Alto Paraná, Itapúa) and NE Argentina (Misiones, Corrientes).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
alarm calls of one individual Locality Garabí, Corrientes Province, Argentina
Kini Roesler 5 May 2009 3 years ago 4
A couple call and singing in the forest. Locality Cantareira State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 19 January 2013 16 weeks ago 0
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Bird singing in the Atlantic rainforest. Locality Santo Antonio do Pinhal, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 25 August 2006 31 weeks ago 0
Bird singing in the Atlantic rainforest after playback. Locality São Paulo Botanical Garden, São Paulo City, São Paulo State, Brazil
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