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Plain Xenops

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Plain Xenops
Xenops minutus.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Genus: Xenops
Species: X. minutus
Binomial name
Xenops minutus
Sparrman, 1788

The Plain Xenops, Xenops minutus, is a species of xenops in the ovenbird (furnariid) family, Furnariidae and its in the woodcreeper/xenops subfamily, Dendrocolaptinae.

Other names

None known.


Bill short and wedge-shaped, the lower mandible conspicuously upturned. Brown above with indistinct whitish eye-stripe and prominent silvery crescentic stripe on cheeks; rump, tail, and wing-band (visible in flight) rufous; throat whitish, remaining underparts dull brown [1].

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  1. ^ Ridgely, Robert and John A. Gwynne Jr. (1989). A Guide to the Birds of Panama with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Honduras. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0691025126. 

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