Band-backed Wren Campylorhynchus zonatus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Troglodytidae
  • Polytypic: 7 subspecies
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  • © Rolando Ch├ívez

Four disjunct populations (and seven subspecies) of Band-backed Wren range from eastern Mexico to northwest Ecuador. Throughout this range, it can hardly be misidentified, on account of its relatively large size combined with extensively barred upperparts, while some populations are cinnamon- or buff-colored over the belly, and / or have spots and bars over the posterior underparts. It is generally considered to be most catholic of its genus in terms of habitat preferences, occurring in both semi-open country and relatively dense forests, from sea level to at least 3000 m.

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© David L. Ross, Jr.

  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding

Recommended Citation

Band-backed Wren (Campylorhynchus zonatus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: