Fasciated Wren (Campylorhynchus fasciatus)

Order: Passeriformes | Family: Troglodytidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Cajamarca, Peru

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Pomac, Lambayeque

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Northwest Peru

Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Cajamarca, Peru

Identification & Behavior: ~20 cm (7.8 in). The Fasciated Wren is all barred and speckled with dusky and dingy white. It forages in semi-deciduous forest generally in family groups. The juvenile has a solid black crown. It is similar to the closely related Thrush-like Wren but their geographic ranges do not overlap.

Status: The Fasciated Wren is common within its range in the northwestern lowlands, the Marañon Drainage, and in the Upper Huallaga Valley where. The Fasciated Wren is known to range at elevations of up to 1500 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Ec.

Name in Spanish: Cucarachero Ondeado.

Sub-species: Fasciated Wren (Campylorhynchus fasciatus pallescens), Lafresnaye, 1846.  SW & S Ecuador (S from Guayas, including Puna I) S to N Peru (Tumbes, N Piura).
(Campylorhynchus fasciatus fasciatus), (Swainson), 1838.  arid coastal regions of Peru from Piura S to NW Lima, probably also E of R Marañón (Amazonas S to Huánuco).

Meaning of Name: Campylorhynchus: Gr. kampulos= curved, bent and rhunkhos= bill. fasciatus: L. fascia= band, stripe; fasciatus= banded.

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Distribution Map


    • Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum.  http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.