White-bellied Cinclodes

White-bellied Cinclodes by AFC

Cinclodes palliatus by Emily Lozeron
(8 in. x 8 in. | acrylic on birch | ID#3729)

Family: FURNARIIDAE | Conservation Status: Critically Endangered | Population Trend: decreasing

Artist Statement

The White Bellied Cinclodes live in the marshy grasslands of Peru and eat worms and other invertebrates that nest in the rock crevices. They are considered critically endangered due to habitat distruction from mining activities and over grazing from sheep and goats.

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