Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae (Wrens)  
Genus: Henicorhina (4 species, 5 worldwide)

Hermit Wood Wren
Hermit Wood Wren (Henicorhina anachoreta) Near Threatened ENDEMIC
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia  
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Found above 2000m on the Santa Marta Sierra Nevada. The [Grey-breasted Wood Wren], subspecies bangsi, is found lower. Once called the Santa Marta Wood Wren. Note smaller size, shorter wings and bill, and slight vocal and color differences.

Grey-breasted Wood Wren
Grey-breasted Wood Wren (Henicorhina leucophrys leucophrys)
OtĂșn Quimbaya Wildlife Sanctuary, Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Front view.

White-breasted Wood Wren
White-breasted Wood Wren (Henicorhina leucosticta albilateralis)
Hotel Tinamu, Manizales, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found at lower altitudes than the [Grey-breasted Wood Wren], with occasional range overlap.

Munchique Wood Wren
Munchique Wood Wren (Henicorhina negreti) Vulnerable ENDEMIC
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia
  Found only at high altitudes of the western Andean slope in Colombia, and with a more musical song than the [Grey-breasted Wood Wren].
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

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