Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae (Wrens)  
Genus: Microcerculus (2 species, 4 worldwide)


Wing-banded Wren
Wing-banded Wren (Microcerculus bambla)
Venezuela  
   
Photograph by David Ascanio - www.abtbirds.com   © All Rights Reserved.


Southern Nightingale-Wren
Southern Nightingale-Wren (Microcerculus marginatus occidentalis)
San Cipriano, Valle de Cauca, Colombia  
   

Southern Nightingale-Wren
Southern Nightingale-Wren (Microcerculus marginatus squamulatus)
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Antioquia, Colombia  
   

Once called the Scaly-breasted Wren, although some races have few scales. Vocally distinctive. The unique song has loud peeps at many different apparently random frequencies.


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