Red-and-white spinetail

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Red-and-white spinetail
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Genus: Certhiaxis
Species: C. mustelinus
Binomial name
Certhiaxis mustelinus
(Sclater, 1874)

The red-and-white spinetail (Certhiaxis mustelinus) is a species of bird in the family Furnariidae, the ovenbirds. It is found in the Amazon Basin of Brazil and Peru; also the southern Amazon River border of Colombia and the headwaters of the Madeira River in Bolivia. Its natural habitats are rivers and swamps.

The red-and-white spinetail is found along river corridors in the Amazon Basin. The major rivers are Peru's Ucayali River, and the Amazon Basin's Madeira River, Juruá River, Purús River, and the Amazon River.


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