Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)  
Genus: Asthenes (4 species, 30 worldwide)

Many-striped Canastero
Many-striped Canastero (Asthenes flammulata flammulata)
Papallacta Pass, Ecuador
  Also streaked in front.
Photograph by Graham Montgomery   © All Rights Reserved.

Found above 3000m. Common and widespread.

White-chinned Thistletail
White-chinned Thistletail (Asthenes fuliginosa fuliginosa)
Chingaza National Park, Colombia  

Found above 3000m.

Perija Thistletail
Perija Thistletail (Asthenes perijana) Endangered
Photograph by Andres Cuervo     Copyright and usage info

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Streak-backed Canastero (Asthenes wyatti)

Found above 3000m. Canastero means basket-maker, presumably referring to the nests.

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