Azara's spinetail

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Azara's spinetail
Azaras Spinetail (Synallaxis azarae infumata) held in hand.jpg
Acobamba, Junin Dept., Peru
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Genus: Synallaxis
Species: S. azarae
Binomial name
Synallaxis azarae
D'Orbigny, 1835
  • Synallaxis superciliosa
  • Synallaxis elegantior

Azara's spinetail (Synallaxis azarae) is a species of bird in the family Furnariidae, named after Spanish naturalist Félix de Azara.[2]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Synallaxis azarae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 34.