Crag chilia

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Crag chilia
Crag chilia.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Genus: Ochetorhynchus
Species: O. melanurus
Binomial name
Ochetorhynchus melanurus
(Gray, 1846)
Synonyms
  • Chilia melanura
  • Ochetorhynchus melanura

The crag chilia (Ochetorhynchus melanurus) is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family. [1] It is endemic to central Chile, found between approximately 27° and 35° south latitudes.[2] There are two subspecies, O. m. melanurus and O. m. atacamae.[1]

It is found on shrubby rock hillsides and cliffs.[3] Though its population has not been accurately determined, it is considered of least concern by the IUCN.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gill, F.; Donsker, D. (2017). "IOC World Bird List (v 7.3)". Retrieved 1 December 2017. 
  2. ^ "Crag chilia species map". Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Retrieved 30 November 2017. 
  3. ^ de la Peña, Martín; Rumboll, Maurice. Birds of Southern South America and Antarctica. Princeton University Press. p. 61.16. ISBN 0-691-09035-1. 
  4. ^ BirdLife International. 2016. Ochetorhynchus melanurus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22702120A93861147. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22702120A93861147.en. Retrieved 1 December 2017.