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Orinoco Softtail
Thripophaga cherriei
Information
Range state of Amazonas in southwestern Venezuela. It has not yet been confirmed as occurring away from the type locality along the Río Capuana, a tributary of the Río Orinoco.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Furnariidae
Genus Thripophaga
Species Thripophaga cherriei
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Orinoco softtail (Thripophaga cherriei), is a species of ovenbird in the Furnariidae family. It is endemic to the state of Amazonas in southwestern Venezuela. It has not yet been confirmed as occurring away from the type locality along the Río Capuana, a tributary of the Río Orinoco.

Its natural habitat is riparian tropical moist lowland forests, specifically várzea forest approximately 100 meters in elevation. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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