An Introduction to the Birds of Tropical America

    Songbirds - Wrens    

Wrens are small fast-moving insect-eating birds found throught the Americas (and one species worldwide). Many wrens have checkered patterns, and many have beautiful songs.


Grass Wren
Grass Wren (Cistothorus platensis)
Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia

Song Wren
Song Wren (Cyphorhinus phaeocephalus)
Soberania National Park, Panama

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

House Wren
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
Medellin, Colombia
Although the House Wren is found in North America, it is abundant in Latin America, and is named well, as it is often found close to houses and farms.

Rufous-and-white Wren
Rufous-and-white Wren (Thryophilus rufalbus)
Villavicencio, Colombia


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