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Boucard's Wren

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Photo © by bajadreamer Oaxaca Valley, Mexico, December 2018
Photo © by bajadreamer
Oaxaca Valley, Mexico, December 2018
Campylorhynchus jocosus


[edit] Identification

17 cm (6¾ in)

  • Dark chocolate brown crown
  • Reddish tinge to nape
  • Whitish supercilium
  • Blackish eyestripe
  • Dark grey ear-coverts

[edit] Distribution

Central America: found in arid oak-pine forests of southern Mexican plateau.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Semi-arid desert scrub and cactus areas near streams. Observed at 1500 m.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists of insects, invertebrates and cactus seeds.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from
  2. BF Member observations
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved March 2019)

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