Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)  
Genus: Certhiaxis (2 species, 2 worldwide)


Yellow-chinned Spinetail
Yellow-chinned Spinetail (Certhiaxis cinnamomeus pallidus)
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found in wetlands.

Red-and-white Spinetail
Red-and-white Spinetail (Certhiaxis mustelinus)
Puerto NariƱo, Amazonas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found in Amazon big river ecosystem, and most closely related to the [Yellow-chinned Spinetail]. Where the two species overlap, note Red-and-white is much whiter, and does not have a eyebrow.


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