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 {paramo}, 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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