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  • Dickinson, E. 2003. The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 3rd edition. London: Christopher Helm.
  • Fjeldså, J. and N. Krabbe. 1990. Birds of the High Andes. Zoology Museum, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Fjeldså, J., M. Irestedt, K. A. Jønsson, J. I. Ohlson, and P. G. P. Ericson. 2007. Phylogeny of the ovenbird genus Upucerthia: a case of independent adaptations for terrestrial life. Zoologica scripta 36(2):133-141.
  • Fjeldså, J., M. Irestedt, and P. G. P. Ericson. 2005. Molecular data reveal some major adaptational shifts in the early evolution of the most diverse avian family, the Furnariidae. Journal of Ornithology 146:1–13.
  • Gill, F. and M. Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Gonzalez, J. and M. Wink. 2008. Phylogenetic position of the monotypic Des Murs' Wiretail (Sylviorthorhynchus desmursii, Aves: Furnariidae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA. J. Ornithol. 149:393-398.
  • Griscom, L. (1952). Family Furnariidae, ovenbirds. (MillerA H., FriedmannH., GriscomL., MooreR T., Ed.).A distributional checklist of the birds of Mexico. Part II. . 52-54. Berkley, California, U.S.A.: Cooper Ornithological Society.
  • Hilty, S. 2003. A guide to the birds of Venezuela. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ.
  • IUCN, 2003. "2003 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species" (On-line). Accessed March 23, 2004 at
  • Irestedt, M., J. Fjeldså, U. S. Johansson, and P. G. P. Ericson. 2002. Systematic relationships and biogeography of the tracheophone suboscines (Aves: Passeriformes). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 23:499–512.
  • Irestedt, M., J. Fjeldså, and P. G. P. Ericson. 2006. Evolution of the ovenbird-woodcreeper assemblage (Aves: Furnariidae) — major shifts in nest architecture and adaptive radiation. Journal of Avian Biology 37:261–272.
  • Moyle, R. G., R. T. Chesser, R. T. Brumfield, J. G. Tello, D. J. Marchese, and J. Cracraft. 2009. Phylogeny and phylogenetic classification of the antbirds, ovenbirds, woodcreepers, and allies (Aves: Passeriformes: infraorder Furnariides. Cladistics 25:386-405.
  • Olson, S. L., M. Irestedt, P. G. P. Ericson, and J. Fjeldså. 2005. Independent evolution of two Darwinian marsh-swelling ovenbirds (Furnariidae: Limnornis, Limnoctites). Ornitología Neotropical 16:347–359.
  • Payne, R. 2003. "Bird Families of the World" (On-line). Accessed March 23, 2004 at
  • Remsen, J. 2003. Family Furnariidae (Ovenbirds). Pp. 162-357 in J del Hoyo, A Elliott, D Christie, eds. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions.
  • Remsen, J. V. 2003. Family Furnariidae (Ovenbirds). Pages 162–357 in Handbook of the Birds of the World. Vol. 8: Broadbills to Tapaculos. J. del Hoyo, A. Elliot, and D. Christie, eds. BirdLife International and Lynx Editions, Cambridge, UK and Barcelona.
  • Roper, J., A. Hutson. 2003. Ovenbirds. Pp. 438-441 in C Perrins, ed. The New Encyclopedia of Birds. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Rudge, D. W. and R. J. Raikow. 1992. Structure, function, and variation in the hindlimb muscles of the Margarornis assemblage (Aves: Passeriformes: Furnariidae). Annals of the Carnegie Museum 61:207–237.
  • Rudge, D. W. and R. J. Raikow. 1992. The phylogenetic relationships of the Margarornis assemblage (Furnariidae). Condor 94:760–766.
  • Sibley, C., J. Ahlquist. 1990. Phylogeny and Classification of Birds, A study in Molecular Evolution. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  • Sick, H. 1993. Birds in Brazil. A Natural History. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.
  • Skutch, A. 1996. Antbirds & Ovenbirds, Their Lives and Homes. Austin: University of Texas Press.
  • Skutch, A. F. 1996. Antbirds and Ovenbirds. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX.
  • Vaurie, C. 1980. Taxonomy and geographical distribution of the Furnariidae (Aves, Passeriformes). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 166:1–357.
  • Zyskowski, K. and R. O. Prum. 1999. Phylogenetic analysis of the nest architecture of neotropical ovenbirds (Furnariidae). Auk 116:891–911.


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