23 May, 2011

Plain Wren

Scientific Name: Cantorchilus modestus

Population Estimate: 500K - 5M

Range / Habitat: Lowland and foothill dry and moist forests, including forest edges, in southern Mexico and Central America.

Field Notes: Drab wren with only minimal banding on tail, white superciliary, black eye stripe and all white throat, chest, belly and flanks. Further distinguished by simple, piercing call.

Personal Notes: Seen at Monteverde Lodge, Costa Rica

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