- Order: Passeriformes
- Family: Troglodytidae
The Flutist Wren is a range restricted songbird of northeastern South America. It is endemic to humid forest on tepuis from 860-2100 meters in elevation in Venezuela and adjacent Brazil and Guyana.. The species is small and stub-tailed, dark brown above and rufous below with a long bill, and is overall similar to the Nightingale-wren and Scaly-breasted Wren. The Flutist Wren sings a beautiful ascending trill; as the species is rather furtive as it bobs its rear end while walking on the forest floor, this song is the best way to detect the species.
Johnson, Tom. 2010. Flutist Wren (Microcerculus ustulatus), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=540076