The White Whiskered Spinetail Is A Little Spunky Bird

The White Whiskered Spinetail

Don’t you think, several birds are there, which cannot be defined in terms of beauty? All are embellished with wonderful colors and features. A few of them have a bunch of vibrant colors while some display an outstanding color combination. You may also have seen birds with plumes, caps on their heads, neck bands, and mustaches. Yes, mustaches. Today we are going to introduce you to a cute spunky bird with white mustaches. 

Well, this bird is White Whiskered Spinetail and is binomially called Synallaxis Candei.

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White Whiskered Spinetail is a bird that displays its white handlebar mustaches on a black head and captures your attention instantly. It is a species of bird in the family Furnariidae.

White Whiskered Spinetail

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You will find this spunky bird in Colombia and Venezuela. The White Whiskered Spinetails are chestnut brown with a dark brown crown, black throat, and white belly. The most captivating feature of this bird is its white handlebar mustaches under its beak. 

The White Whiskered Spinetails habitat in tropical and subtropical dry forests, and tropical and subtropical dry shrubland. This cute spunky bird can also be found in desert scrub and dry forest edges.

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 Imagine you spot this bird perching in front of you. Seems cool, right? Let’s have a look at some lovely pictures of the bird.

Let’s have a look at this spunky creature. 

White Whiskered Spinetail

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The White Whiskered Spinetails have a chestnut brown body and grayish-brown crown with the sides of the head black. As it is named, they have white ‘whisker’ stripes on both sides of their face. Their side features and breasts are cinnamon rufous.

Among various shades of brown, their white bellies are highly noticeable.

White Whiskered Spinetail

The White Whiskered Spinetail breed between October and January.

The most interesting fact is that they are named after Admiral Antoine Marie Ferdinand de Maussion de Cande, who was an explorer of South America.

Their behavior is somehow similar to the Ruddy Spinetail.

The White Whiskered Spinetail actively hops and forages on the ground, which is quite similar to the ruddy spinetail.

Like Wrens, they have often seen cocking and lowering their tails at times.

White Whiskered Spinetail

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They are undoubtedly spunky because of their white whiskers which appear like white handlebar mustaches.

You would love to see them in person.

They have sharp and glossy black bills.

White Whiskered Spinetail

This White Whiskered Spinetail is a species that is well-populated and not currently under threat. I think without vibrating colors, this creature is what we all want to look at in person once in our lives. Do you agree?

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We should be thankful to nature for this pretty and spunky birdy.

Hope you enjoyed reading about this White Whiskered Spinetail with handlebar mustaches. You will have to plan a trip with your friends and family to meet this spunky spinetail, though you can also share this article with your loved ones. 

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