Order: Passeriformes | Family: Furnariidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Bocamanu, Madre de Dios
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Tambopata, Madre de Dios
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Villa Carmen, Cusco
Status: The Plain Softail is uncommon and local in disjunct populations in Amazonia where it is known to range up to 700 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Cola-Suave Simple.
Sub-species: Plain Softtail (Thripophaga fusciceps dimorpha), J. Bond and Meyer de Schauensee, 1941.
Meaning of Name: Thripophaga: Gr. thripos= woodworm and phagos= eating. Thripophagos= eating woodworms. fusciceps: L. fuscus= dusky, brown and ceps, caput, capitis= head, capped.
- 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.