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Sinaloa Wren

Thryophilus sinaloa

Sinaloa Wren

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Troglodytidae

Authors: Soberanes, C. and Arizmendi M.C.

Sinaloa Wren

© Glen Tepke; Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens, near Boca de Tomatlán, Jalisco, Mexico

The Sinaloa Wren is a large wren endemic to western Mexico. It inhabits tropical deciduous forest where it is common to observe in the understory. It feeds on insects and its voice is complicated and very harmonic.

Sinaloa Wren (thumbnail image) © Glen Tepke; photographed at Vallarta Botanical Gardens, near Boca de Tomatlan, Jalisco, Mexico.

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Recommended Citation

Soberanes, C. and Arizmendi M.C.. 2010. Sinaloa Wren (Thryophilus sinaloa), 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.

  • Migration/Movement:Resident (nonmigratory)
  • Primary Habitat:Tropical deciduous forest
  • Foraging Strata:Understory
  • Foraging Behavior:Glean
  • Diet:Terrestrial invertebrates
  • Sociality:
  • Mating System:Monogamy
  • Nest Form:Spherical
  • Clutch: 2 - 5
  • IUCN Status:Least Concern