Ovenbirds (Furnariidae)

Streak-throated Canastero (Asthenes humilis) - HBW 8, p. 303

French: Synallaxe terrestre German: Streifenkehlcanastero Spanish: Canastero Gorgiestriado

Taxonomy: Synallaxis humilis Cabanis, 1873, Maraynioc, Junín, Peru.
Specimens from interior Andes of Junín and Lima (Peru), with pinkish wash below, may represent an undescribed race. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • cajamarcae J. T. Zimmer, 1936 - Andes of NW Peru (S Cajamarca).
  • humilis (Cabanis, 1873) - Andes of C Peru (La Libertad and Ancash S to Huancavelica and Ayacucho).
  • robusta (Berlepsch, 1901) - Andes of S Peru (Cuzco S to Puno) and N Bolivia (La Paz, W Cochabamba).