Order: Passeriformes | Family: Furnariidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Jaen, Cajamarca
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc.Jaen, Cajamarca
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Chirinos, Cajamarca
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc: Gotas de Agua, Cajamarca
Status: The Chinchipe Spinetail was formerly considered a sub-species of Necklaced Spinetail. In 2021, it was elevated to the species level. It is fairly common but restricted to a small range in the middle portion of the Marañon Drainage, at elevations between 200 to 600 m. Endemic.
Name in Spanish: Cola-Espina de Chinchipe.
Sub-species: Chinchipe Spinetail (Synallaxis chinchipensis), Chapman, 1925. NW Peru (Marañón Valley in Cajamarca).
Meaning of Name: Synallaxis: Gr. sunallaxeos, sunallaxis = exchange. chinchipensis: Native to or, coming from the Chinchipe region in Peru.
- Stopiglia, R., F. A. Bockmann, C. P. de Assis, and M. A. Raposo. 2020, Alpha taxonomy of Synallaxis stictothorax group (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae): Synallaxis chinchipensis Chapman, 1925 as a valid species, with a lectotype designation. Vertebrate Zoology 70: 319-331.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2017.