Birds of Brazil

    PASSERIFORMES: Furnariidae (Ovenbirds)  
Genus: Phleocryptes (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Wren-like Rushbird
Wren-like Rushbird (Phleocryptes melanops)
Lago Titicaca, Peru  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found in marshes deep in tall reeds, at all altitudes. Note bill-clicking sound.
Reference photo of a coastal Peru race.

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