Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Straight-billed Reedhaunter (Limnoctites rectirostris) - HBW 8, p. 261

French: Synallaxe à bec droit German: Grauscheitel-Riedschlüpfer Spanish: Pajonalera Piquirrecta
Other common names: Straight-billed Reedrunner

Taxonomy: Limnornis rectirostris Gould, 1839, Maldonado, Uruguay.
No obvious close relatives; placed by some authors in genus Limnornis, whereas others do not consider the two genera closely related. Differs strongly from that taxon in tail structure, nest materials used, and white egg colour. Monotypic.

Distribution: Extreme SE Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), Uruguay and extreme E Argentina (Entre Ríos, N Buenos Aires).