Common Miner

Geositta cunicularia - Géositte mineuse

Géositte mineuse
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Furnariidés

  • Genus
    :

    Geositta

  • Species
    :

    cunicularia

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1816

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 20 à 34 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Géositte mineuse
adult
Géositte mineuse
adult

Common Miner (Geositta cunicularia) is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family.

Subspecific information 9 subspecies

  • Geositta cunicularia cunicularia (sc Brazil to e and s Argentina and s Chile)
  • Geositta cunicularia juninensis (c Peru)
  • Geositta cunicularia titicacae (sc Peru, w Bolivia, n Chile and nw Argentina)
  • Geositta cunicularia frobeni (s Peru. Pacific slope.)
  • Geositta cunicularia georgei (Ica and w Arequipa. coastal s Peru.)
  • Geositta cunicularia deserticolor (Arequipa. coastal s Peru. to n Chile)
  • Geositta cunicularia fissirostris (s Atacama to Llanquihué. c Chile.)
  • Geositta cunicularia contrerasi (Sierra Grandes in Córdoba. wc Argentina.)
  • Geositta cunicularia hellmayri (Malleco. ec Chile. , w Argentina)

Foreign names

  • Géositte mineuse,
  • Minero común,
  • curriqueiro,
  • Patagonienerdhacker,
  • Gewone Holengraver,
  • Minatore comune,
  • patagonienminerare,
  • Patagoniatunnelfugl,
  • kazarita haviarska,
  • kutálek obecný,
  • Minør,
  • nurmikaivaja,
  • miner comú,
  • dróżniczek białobrzuchy,
  • Кроличий печник-землекоп,
  • ジカマドドリ,
  • 掘穴雀,
  • 普通礦雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 09-12-2015
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