Order
Passeriformes
Family
Furnariidae
Genus
Synallaxis
 
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SPECIES

Spix's Spinetail Synallaxis spixi

Teresa Pegan
Version: 1.0 — Published July 13, 2012

Conservation

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Spix's Spinetail has a large geographic range, and is fairly common to very common throughout much of its range (Aleixo and Galetti 1997, Belton 1984, Goerck 1999, Naka 2002). Consequently the IUCN Red List status of Spix's Spinetail is of Least Concern (BirdLife International 2012).

Effects of human activity on populations

Spix's Spinetail occupies dense, shrubby second growth; this species probably benefits from deforestation, at least as long as dense, low woody vegetation is retained.

Recommended Citation

Pegan, T. (2012). Spix's Spinetail (Synallaxis spixi), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.spispi1.01