Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae (Wrens)  
Genus: Cistothorus (2 species, 5 worldwide)


Apolinar's Wren
Apolinar's Wren (Cistothorus apolinari) Endangered ENDEMIC
Sumapaz National Park, Colombia  
   

Found in tall reeds in wetlands at high altitude, up to the páramo, and declining in numbers. Compare to more common Sedge Wren, which is more flexible with habitat.

Grass Wren
Grass Wren (Cistothorus platensis aequatorialis)
Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia  
   

The Grass Wren was split from the North American Sedge Wren. More splits are probably coming.


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