Data for:
San Carlos, Salta, Argentina
List:
Passeriformes > Furnariidae

Brown-capped Tit-Spinetail

Leptasthenura fuliginiceps

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Small, agile brown bird of the high Andes from central western Argentina to Lake Titicaca. Uses long, stiff tail to forage acrobatically on branches and cliffsides. From similar Tawny Tit-Spinetail by Brown-capped’s erect crest and colder underparts. Prefers semi-open vegetation like shrub, gardens, and Polylepis woodland, often in mixed foraging flocks. Song a very high, dry, twittered trill. Call a high and less dry “skweet!”

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