Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Russet-mantled Softtail (Thripophaga berlepschi) - HBW 8, p. 301

French: Synallaxe mantelé German: Graustirncanastero Spanish: Colasuave Dorsirrufo

Taxonomy: Thripophaga berlepschi Hellmayr, 1905, Leimebamba, 10,000 feet [c. 3050 m], Amazonas, Peru.
Placed in genus Phacellodomus by some authors, whereas others suspect that it belongs in Cranioleuca. Differs from congeners in general plumage and montane distribution, but head pattern and bill coloration very similar to those of T. fusciceps. Monotypic.

Distribution: Andes of N Peru (Amazonas S to La Libertad).

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