Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)  
Genus: Cranioleuca (7 species, 19 worldwide)

Ash-browed Spinetail
Ash-browed Spinetail (Cranioleuca curtata) Vulnerable
Huila, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found at mid-range altitudes, sometimes with mixed flocks. Not skulking like most spinetails. Seems to adapt to degraded forest, so perhaps should not be listed as Vulnerable.
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Red-faced Spinetail
Red-faced Spinetail (Cranioleuca erythrops)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Less skulking than many species of spinetail; almost like a woodcreeper.

Speckled Spinetail
Speckled Spinetail (Cranioleuca gutturata)
Photograph by Joao Quental     Copyright and usage info

Streak-capped Spinetail
Streak-capped Spinetail (Cranioleuca hellmayri) ENDEMIC
Santa Marta Sierra Nevada, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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Crested Spinetail
Crested Spinetail (Cranioleuca subcristata subcristata)
Las Mercedes, Caracas, Venezuela  
Photograph by David Southall   © All Rights Reserved.

Parker's Spinetail
Parker's Spinetail (Cranioleuca vulpecula)
Photograph by David Ascanio -   © All Rights Reserved.

Rusty-backed Spinetail
Rusty-backed Spinetail (Cranioleuca vulpina vulpina)
Pixaim, Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

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