Data for:
World
List:
Passeriformes > Furnariidae

White-chinned Thistletail

Asthenes fuliginosa

Sign in to see your badges

Identification

POWERED BY MERLIN

A small bird that is warm brown above and gray below. Completely unstreaked unlike a canastero. Also note indistinct whitish eyering and short gray eyebrow. Namesake “thistle” tail refers to the long, thin, and pointed tail feathers. Occurs in the Andes from Colombia to central Peru from around 2,800 to 3,500 m. Look for singles or pairs skulking in shrubby areas or stunted woodlands near treeline, not often coming out in the open. Compare with Mouse-colored Thistletail, which is duller brown above and shows a less distinct eyebrow.

POWERED BY MERLIN

Statistics

Sign in to see your stats

Weekly Bar Chart

Choose a region to view Weekly Bar Chart

Range Map

Large map

Media

Top video

View all
White-chinned Thistletail

Birds of the World

Birds of the World logo

Comprehensive life histories for all bird species and families.

Explore White-chinned Thistletail