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Family: Furnariidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Short-billed Miner Geositta antarctica Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Creamy-rumped Miner Geositta isabellina Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Greyish Miner Geositta maritima Chile
Puna Miner Geositta punensis Chile, Argentina
Rufous-banded Miner Geositta rufipennis Chile, Argentina
Slender-billed Miner Geositta tenuirostris Argentina
Rufous-breasted Leaftosser (Leafscraper) Sclerurus scansor Argentina
Rock Earthcreeper Ochetorhynchus andaecola Argentina
Crag Earthcreeper Ochetorhynchus (Chilia) melanurus Chile Endemic of Chile
Band-tailed Eremobius (Earthcreeper) Ochetorhynchus (Eremobius) phoenicurus Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Straigth-billed Earthcreeper Ochetorhynchus (Upucerthia) ruficaudus Chile, Argentina
White-throated Earthcreeper Upucerthia albigula Chile
Scale-throated (Patagonian Forest) Earthcreeper Upucerthia dumetaria Chile, Argentina
Patagonian Forest Earthcreeper Upucerthia saturatior Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Buff (Plain)-breasted Earthcreeper Upucerthia validirostris (jelskii) Chile, Argentina
Chaco Earthcreeper Tarphonomus (Upucerthia) certhioides Argentina
Bolivian Earthcreeper Tarphonomus harterti Argentina
Cream-winged Cinclodes Cinclodes albiventris Argentina
Blackish Cinclodes Cinclodes antarcticus Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA Near-threatened
White-winged Cinclodes Cinclodes atacamensis Chile, Argentina
Cordoba (Sierran/Chestnut-winged) Cinclodes Cinclodes comechingonus Argentina Endemic of Argentina
Buff-winged Cinclodes Cinclodes fuscus Chile, Argentina
Dark-bellied Cinclodes Cinclodes patagonicus Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Seaside Cinclodes Cinclodes nigrofumosus Chile Endemic of Chile
Olrog’s Cinclodes Cinclodes olrogi Argentina Endemic of Argentina
Gray-flanked (Oustalet's) Cinclodes Cinclodes oustaleti Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Rufous Hornero Furnarius rufus Argentina, Uruguay National bird of Argentina
Crested Hornero Furnarius cristatus Argentina
Sharp-tailed Streamcreeper Lochmias nematura Argentina, Uruguay
Wren-like Rushbird Phleocryptes melanops Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Curve-billed Reedhaunter Limnornis curvirostris Argentina
Straigth-billed Reedhaunter Limnoctites rectirostris Argentina, Uruguay Near-threatened
Plain-mantled Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura aegithaloides Chile, Argentina
Brown-capped Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura fuliginiceps Argentina
Tufted Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura platensis Argentina, Uruguay
Araucaria Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura setaria Argentina Near-threatened
Streak Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura striata Chile
Tawny Tit-Spinetail Leptasthenura yanacensis Argentina Near-threatened
Orange-breasted Thornbird Phacellodomus ferrugineigula Uruguay
Rufous-fronted Thornbird Phacellodomus rufifrons Argentina
Spot-breasted Thornbird Phacellodomus maculipectus Argentina
Little Thornbird Phacellodomus sibilatrix Argentina, Uruguay
Freckle-breasted Thornbird Phacellodomus striaticollis Argentina, Uruguay
Streak-fronted Thornbird Phacellodomus striaticeps Argentina
Greater Thornbird Phacellodomus ruber Argentina, Uruguay
Firewood-Gatherer Anumbius annumbi Argentina, Uruguay
Lark-like Brushrunner Coryphistera alaudina Argentina, Uruguay
Dark-winged Canastero Arthenes arequipae Chile
Short-billed Canastero Asthenes baeri Argentina, Uruguay
Creamy-breasted (Rusty-vented) Canastero Asthenes dorbignyi Argentina
Maquis Canastero Asthenes heterura Argentina Near-threatened
Cordilleran Canastero Asthenes modesta Chile, Argentina
Sharp-billed (Lesser) Canastero Asthenes pyrrholeuca Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Canyon Canastero Asthenes pudibunda Chile
Austral Canastero Asthenes anthoides Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Hudson's Canastero Asthenes hudsoni Argentina Near-threatened
Scribble-tailed Canastero Asthenes maculicauda Argentina
Puna (Cordoba) Canastero Asthenes sclateri Argentina
Dusky-tailed Canastero Pseudasthenes (Asthenes) humicola Chile Endemic of Chile
Patagonian Canastero Pseudasthenes (Asthenes) patagonica Argentina Endemic of Argentina
Steinbach's (Chestnut) Canastero Pseudasthenes (Asthenes) steinbachi Argentina Endemic of Argentina
Stripe-crowned Spinetail Cranioleuca pyrrhophia Argentina, Uruguay
Sulphur-throaded (bearded) Spinetail Cranioleuca sulphurifera Argentina, Uruguay
Olive Spinetail Cranioleuca obsoleta Argentina
Bay (-Red-)capped Wren-Spinetail Spartonoica maluroides Argentina, Uruguay Near-threatened
Brown Cacholote Pseudoseisura lophotes Argentina, Uruguay
White-throated Cacholote Pseudoseisura gutturalis Argentina Endemic of Argentina
Chotoy Spinetail Schoeniophylax phryganophilus Argentina, Uruguay
Thorn-tailed Rayadito Aphrastura spinicauda Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Masafuera Rayadito Aphrastura masafuerae Chile Endemic of Chile Critically endangered
Des Mur's Wiretail Sylviorthorhynchus desmursii Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Yellow-chinned (throated) Spinetail Certhiaxis cinnamomeus Argentina, Uruguay
Ochre-cheeked Spinetail Synallaxis (Poecilurus) scutata Argentina
Pale-breasted Spinetail Synallaxis albescens Argentina, Uruguay
Azara’s (Buff-browed) Spinetail Synallaxis azarae (superciliosa) Argentina
Sooty-fronted Spinetail Synallaxis frontalis Argentina, Uruguay
Gray-bellied Spinetail Synallaxis cinerascens Argentina, Uruguay
Rufous-capped Spinetail Synallaxis ruficapilla Argentina
Spix’s (Chicli) Spinetail Synallaxis spixi Argentina, Uruguay
Black-capped Foliage-Gleaner Philydor atricapillus Argentina
Buff-fronted Foliage-Gleaner Philydor rufum Argentina
White-browed Foliage-Gleaner Anabacerthia amaurotis Argentina Near-threatened
Ochre-breasted Foliage-Gleaner Anabacerthia (Philydor) lichtensteini Argentina
Buff-browed Foliage-Gleaner Syndactyla rufosuperciliata Argentina, Uruguay
Canebrake Groundcreeper Clibanornis dendrocolaptoides Argentina Near-threatened
White-eyed Foliage-Gleaner Automolus leucophthalmus Argentina
Sharp-billed (Xenops) Treehunter Heliobletus (Xenops) contaminatus Argentina, Uruguay
Plain Xenops Xenops minutus Argentina
Streaked Xenops Xenops rutilans Argentina
White-throated Treerunner Pygarrhichas albogularis Chile, Argentina Endemic of SSA
Olivaceous Woodcreeper Sittasomus griseicapillus Argentina, Uruguay
Plain-winged (-brown) Woodcreeper Dendrocincla turdina (fuliginosa) Argentina
Black-banded Woodcreeper Dendrocolaptes picumnus Argentina
Planalto Woodcreeper Dendrocolaptes platyrostris Argentina, Uruguay
White-throated Woodcreeper Xiphocolaptes albicollis Argentina
Great Rufous Woodcreeper Xiphocolaptes major Argentina
Lesser Woodcreeper Xiphorhynchus (Lepidocolaptes) fuscus Argentina
Black-billed Scythebill Campylorhamphus falcularius Argentina
Red-billed Scythebill Campylorhamphus trochilirostris Argentina
Scimitar-billed Woodcreeper Drymornis bridgesii Argentina, Uruguay
Narrow-billed Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes angustirostris Argentina, Uruguay
Scalloped (Southern) Woodcreeper Lepidocolaptes falcinellus (squamatus) Argentina, Uruguay
Family: Tyrannidae
Name Scientific Name Countries Endemism Status Guide E-Bird
Rough-legged Tyrannulet Phyllomyias (Acrochordopus) burmeisteri Argentina
Greenish Tyrannulet Phyllomyias (Xanthomyias) virescens Argentina
Sclater's Tyrannulet Phyllomyias (Xanthomyias) sclateri Argentina
Planalto Tyrannulet Phyllomyias fasciatus Argentina
Yellow Tyrannulet Capsiempis flaveola Argentina
Eared Pygmy-Tyrant Myiornis auricularis Argentina
Drab-breasted Pygmy-(Bamboo-)Tyrant Hemitriccus diops Argentina
Brown-breasted Pygmy-(Bamboo-)Tyrant Hemitriccus obsoletus Argentina
Pearly-vented Tody-Tyrant Hemitriccus (Todirostrum) margaritaceiventer Argentina, Uruguay
Ochre-faced Tody-Flycatcher (-Tyrant) Poecilotriccus (Todirostrum) plumbeiceps Argentina, Uruguay
Common Tody-Flycatcher (-Tyrant) Todirostrum cinereum Argentina
Fuscous Flycatcher Cnemotriccus fuscatus Argentina, Uruguay
Euler's Flycatcher Lathrotriccus (Empidonax) euleri Argentina, Uruguay
Alder (Traill's) Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum (traillii) Argentina
Bran-coloured Flycatcher Myiophobus fasciatus Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Southern Bristle-Tyrant Phylloscartes eximius Argentina Near-threatened
Mottle-cheeked Tyrannulet Phylloscartes ventralis Argentina, Uruguay
Sao Paulo Tyranulet Phylloscartes paulista Argentina Near-threatened
Bay-ringed Tyrannulet Phylloscartes sylviolus Argentina Near-threatened
Sepia-capped Flycatcher Leptopogon amaurocephalus Argentina
Southern Beardless-Tyrannulet Camptostoma obsoletum Argentina, Uruguay
Buff-banded Tyrannulet Mecocerculus hellmayri Argentina
White-throated Tyrannulet Mecocerculus leucophrys Argentina
White-bellied (Grey-crowned) Tyrannulet Serpophaga griseiceps Argentina
Sooty Tyrannulet Serpophaga nigricans Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
White-crested Tyrannulet Serpophaga subcristata Argentina, Uruguay
Mouse-coloured Tyrannulet Phaeomyias murina Argentina
Plain Tyrannulet Inezia inornata Argentina
Yellow-olive Flycatcher Tolmomyias sulphurescens Argentina, Uruguay
Russet-winged Spadebill Platyrinchus leucoryphus Argentina
White-throated Spadebill Platyrinchus mystaceus Argentina
Gray Elaenia Myiopagis caniceps Argentina
Greenish Elaenia Myiopagis viridicata Argentina, Uruguay
White-crested Elaenia Elaenia albiceps (chilensis) Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Lesser Elaenia Elaenia chiriquensis Argentina
Yellow-bellied Elaenia Elaenia flavogaster Argentina, Uruguay
Olivaceous Elaenia Elaenia mesoleuca Argentina, Uruguay
Highland Elaenia Elaenia obscura Argentina, Uruguay
Small-billed Elaenia Elaenia parvirostris Argentina, Uruguay
Large Elaenia Elaenia spectabilis Argentina, Uruguay
Slaty Elaenia Elaenia strepera Argentina
Juan Fernandez Tit-tyrant Anairetes fernandezianus Chile Endemic of Chile Near-threatened
Yellow-billed Tit-Tyrant Anairetes flavirostris Chile, Argentina
Tufted Tit-Tyrant Anairetes parulus Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Pied-crested Tit-Tyrant Anairetes reguloides Chile
Bearded Tachuri Polystictus pectoralis Argentina, Uruguay Near-threatened
Many-coloured Rush-Tyrant Tachuris rubrigastra Chile, Argentina, Uruguay
Sharp-tailed (Grass-)Tyrant Culicivora caudacuta Argentina, Uruguay Vulnerable