Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Troglodytidae (Wrens)  
Genus: Troglodytes (4 species, 12 worldwide)

House Wren
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon audax)
Mejía, Peru
  Common around farms, but also seen in many habitat types away from people.

In tropical America the House Wren is widespread and common, even inside cities.

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Santa Marta Wren (Troglodytes monticola) Critically Endangered ENDEMIC

Similar to the [Mountain Wren]. Requires a multi-day hike to the Santa Marta {paramo} to see.

Ochraceous Wren
Ochraceous Wren (Troglodytes ochraceus ochraceus) Rare/Accidental
San Miguel de Sarapiqui, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Mountain Wren
Mountain Wren (Troglodytes solstitialis solitarius)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
  Note strong white/buff brow compared to [House Wren], as well as Andean cloudforest habitat.

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