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  
   

Seen in small noisy groups.

Bicolored Wren
Bicolored Wren (Campylorhynchus griseus)
Hato Aurora, Casanare, Colombia  
   

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.
   

Thrush-like Wren
Thrush-like Wren (Campylorhynchus turdinus hypostictus)
Puerto NariƱo, Amazonas, Colombia
  A large wren.
   

Band-backed Wren
Band-backed Wren (Campylorhynchus zonatus imparilis)
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Colombia  
   


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