Cordilleran canastero

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Cordilleran canastero
Asthenes modesta Cordilleran canastero.jpg
Cordilleran canastero at San Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Genus: Asthenes
Species: A. modesta
Binomial name
Asthenes modesta
(Eyton, 1852)
Subspecies

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The cordilleran canastero (Asthenes modesta) is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and Peru. Its natural habitats are temperate grassland and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. Seven subspecies are recognized:

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