Birds of Colombia

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


Sepia-brown Wren
Sepia-brown Wren (Cinnycerthia olivascens olivascens)
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia
  Often called Sharpe's Wren. Some birds have a white forehead.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Sepia-brown Wren
Sepia-brown Wren (Cinnycerthia olivascens) Immature
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
  Immature Sepia-brown Wrens, unlike humans, have grey heads.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Moves in small groups that can suddenly become very loud.


Rufous Wren
Rufous Wren (Cinnycerthia unirufa)
Chingaza National Park, Colombia
  Other races are more uniformly colored; these have lighter colored heads.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Usually seen in small groups.
Uniformly colored race.


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