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Niceforo's Wren

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Thryophilus nicefori

Thryothorus nicefori

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[edit] Identification

15 cm. Olive-brown crown to upper back. Rest of upperparts rufous-brown. Prominent white superciliary. Black barred tail and wings. Black-and-white streaked sides of head. White underparts with pale greyish-brown flanks and sides.

[edit] Distribution

West slope of the East Andes in Santander, Colombia.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species1.

Was formerly placed in genus Thryothorus like all other species of the genus Thryophilus.

[edit] Habitat

Acacia scrub in a semi-arid valley.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2010. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2010. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/Clements%206.5.xls/view

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