Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae (Wrens)  
Genus: Campylorhynchus (5 species, 15 worldwide)

Genus Campylorhynchus are large wrens, often with barring, that generally are less secretive and thus easier to see.


White-headed Wren
White-headed Wren (Campylorhynchus albobrunneus harterti)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Seen in small noisy groups.
White-headed Wrens in Farallones National Park, Colombia have a black band across the chest that is not documented in any reference book.

Bicolored Wren
Bicolored Wren (Campylorhynchus griseus)
Hato Aurora, Casanare, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Large, vocal and conspicuous. Moves in noisy groups. Probably expanding range with deforestation.

Stripe-backed Wren
Stripe-backed Wren (Campylorhynchus nuchalis pardus)
Mompox, Magdalena, Colombia
  Slightly smaller than the similar [Band-backed Wren], but just as noisy.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Additional photo.


Thrush-like Wren
Thrush-like Wren (Campylorhynchus turdinus hypostictus)
Puerto NariƱo, Amazonas, Colombia
  A large wren.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Building a nest.

Band-backed Wren
Band-backed Wren (Campylorhynchus zonatus imparilis)
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

At nest.


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