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Rufous-naped Wren

Common Name Rufous-naped Wren

Scientific Name Campylorhynchus rufinucha capistratus

Species Birds

Family/Group Wrens



  • wrote on Nov 18, 2019:

    Guarachilla is the Nica name for this bird.

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An unmistakable large wren of semi-open areas on Pacific slope. Crown black, long bold white superciliary, ear-coverts blackish; upper back rufous, becoming browner on remainder of back; wings boldly barred buffy whitish and dusky; tail blackish boldly barred whitish, and with broad white tips; creamy white below.

Habits and Behavior

Usually in pairs or small family groups; tail often cocked, and regularly fanned or swivelled around. Has a varied vocal repertoire consisting of repeated loud phrases, some harsh and some more melodic, frequently given as a duet.

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