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Campylorhynchus gularis

Spotted Wren

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Troglodytidae

Authors: Soberanes-González, C., C. Rodríguez-Flores & M.C. Arizmendi


The Americas

Is an endemic species of Mexico. Is distributed in the Pacific slope and in adjacent interior, from southern Sonora to northern Michoacan and western state of Mexico (possibly to the north of Guerrero). On Atlantic slope, from southern Tamaulipas to Hidalgo.

It is a resident species, common to uncommon throughout range (240,000 km2).

Outside the Americas

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It inhabits between 800 and 2500 m, from arid to semihumid oak woodland and scrub, open areas with hedges, stone walls, and scattered trees.

Historical changes

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Fossil history

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Recommended Citation

Soberanes-González, C., C. Rodríguez-Flores & M.C. Arizmendi. 2010. Spotted Wren (Campylorhynchus gularis), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online:

This map is based on the maps available from the NatureServe InfoNatura website. The data for these maps are provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Robert Ridgely, James Zook, The Nature Conservancy - Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International - CABS, World Wildlife Fund - US, and Environment Canada - WILDSPACE.