Russet-bellied Spinetail (Synallaxis zimmeri) - HBW 8, p. 289
French: Synallaxe de Zimmer
Spanish: Pijuí de Ancash
Taxonomy: Synallaxis zimmeri Koepcke, 1957, near Colcabamba, Casma, Ancash, 2800 m, western Andes of central Peru.
Distinctive, with no obvious close relatives. Some authors have suggested that it merits placement in a separate genus; song and nest, however, are similar to those of many congeners. Monotypic.
Distribution: W slope of W Peruvian Andes in W La Libertad and Ancash (Cordillera Negra).
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