from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Furnariidae.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word Thripophaga.


  • Several animal species are regarded as being of special value because they are either endemic, nationally threatened or culturally valuable, including Andean condor Vultur gryphus, chestnut canastero Thripophaga steinbachi, sandy gallito Teledroma fuscus, puma Felis concolor, guanaco Lama guanicoe, mara Dolychotus patagonum and viscacha Lagidium viscacia.

    Ischigualasto-Talampaya, Argentina 2008

  • Darwin reported or collected Cinereous harriers Circus cinereus, Andean tapaculos Scytalopus magellanicus, Austral canasteros Thripophaga anthoides and Yellow-bridled finches Melanodera xanthrogramma, all apparently breeding residents.

    Archive 2006-05-01 Darren Naish 2006


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.