Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status
Range / Habitat: Year-round in desert southwest US and northern Mexico. Requires the presence of spiny cacti.
Field Notes: Large wren with light breast, spotted dark. Long white eye stripe. Brown, barred back and tail.
Personal Notes: A conspicuous resident at the Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson AZ. Later we enjoyed these birds on our hotel grounds in San Jose del Cabo.