Itatiaia Thistletail

The Itatiaia Thistletail is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Itatiaia Thistletail, is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family. It is the only member of the genus Oreophylax. It is endemic to south-eastern Brazil. Its common name refers to Itatiaia region. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Oreophylax moreirae. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 26 July 2007. More

known as the Itatiaia Thistletail, is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family. It is the only member of the genus Oreophylax. Login New Listings Hot Listings Top Rated Editor Pick Register My Account Add a Listing Update a Listing Suggest a Category Contact Copyright More

Grey-winged Cotingas and one Itatiaia Thistletail, both great endemics of this region! Male Plovercrest photographed by Simon Warry© on the High Altitude Trail posted by serradostucanos @ Monday, March 24, 2008 : 8:21 AM Bird tables A Naturetrek group has just departed after a 7 night stay, racking up over 200 species with a stunning endemic White-necked Hawk perched in the forest close to the lodge being their final bird this morning! With rain set in More

Itatiaia Thistletail (Spinetail) was fairly common here and several were gathering nesting materials. Blue-billed Black-Tyrants were perched on the perched on the power lines and Plovercrest called from the brush along the road. After a few minutes of searching we were able to locate a male Plovercrest. What a fantastic little hummingbird and they call continuously. More

Itatiaia Thistletail, is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family. It is the only member of the genus Oreophylax. It is endemic to south-eastern Brazil. Its common name refers to Itatiaia region. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Furnariidae
Genus : Oreophylax
Species : moreirae
Authority : (Ribeiro, 1906)
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