Fasciated Wren Campylorhynchus fasciatus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Troglodytidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
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  • © Jorge Montejo

The Fasciated Wren is generally common and easily seen within its comparatively narrow range in western Ecuador and northwest Peru, where it principally inhabits arid and semi-arid habitats, and it seems adaptable to certain levels of human disturbance. It is found from sea level to at least 1500 m. Above, the plumage of adults is mainly gray barred more darkly, while the underparts are whitish, barred and spotted with blackish. In contrast, immatures are much more brownish, but still prominently barred above, with a dark-capped appearance. Like other Campylorhynchus wrens, the Fasciated Wren lives in small groups.

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© Ted Parker

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

Recommended Citation

Fasciated Wren (Campylorhynchus fasciatus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/faswre1