Order: Passeriformes | Family: Furnariidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Milloq, Lima
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Puno, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Cuzco, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Cusco | Cotopaxi, Ecuador
Status: The Slender-billed Miner is uncommon on the west slope of the Andes and the high Andes at elevations ranging between 1700-4600 m. It also occurs in Ec, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Minero de Pico Largo.
Sub-species: Slender-billed Miner (Geositta tenuirostris), (Lafresnaye), 1836.
Meaning of Name: Geositta: Gr. geo= ground and genus Sitta, Linnaeus, 1758, nuthatch. One that looks like a (ground) nuthatch. tenuirostris: L. tenuis, tenue= slender and rostris, rostrum= billed, beak.
- 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.