Chestnut-backed thornbird

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Chestnut-backed thornbird
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Furnariidae
Genus: Phacellodomus
P. dorsalis
Binomial name
Phacellodomus dorsalis
Salvin, 1895

The chestnut-backed thornbird (Phacellodomus dorsalis) is a species of bird in the Furnariidae family. It is endemic to Peru.

Its natural habitat is Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Phacellodomus dorsalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

External links

  • BirdLife Species Factsheet.

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