Sinaloa Wren

Thryophilus sinaloa

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Wrens (Troglodytidae)

Code 4

SIWR

Code 6

THRSIN

ITIS

ILLUSTRATION

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PHOTOS

CONSERVATION STATUS

Least Concern

The Sinaloa Wren has a large geographic range and is endemic to tropical arid habitats of Mexico. It is believed to have a large population and has a conservation status of Least Concern.

SUMMARY

Overview

Sinaloa Wren: A small wren, gray-brown above, white-gray underparts and distinct black and white barring on side of the neck, red-brown tail, barring on vent, red-brown legs, brown eyes, sexes similar.

 

Range and Habitat

Sinaloa Wren: Endemic to western Mexico, where it is found from Sonora and Chihuahua south to west Oaxaca. Inhabits different types of open woodland, such as thorn-oak and tropical deciduous forests. Found in disturbed areas as well. Resides from sea level to 2000 meters.

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Sinaloa Wren SONGS AND CALLS

Sinaloa Wren A1

Song includes cheerful whistles and rapid trills.

Sinaloa Wren A2

Typical song.

Similar Sounding


Voice Text

"whit-whit-whee-whee-whurrrr", "rrihrr"

INTERESTING FACTS

  • A group of wrens has many collective nouns, including a "chime", "flight", "flock", and "herd" of wrens.
  • Sinaloa Wrens are often found in disturbed habitats.
  • They build their nests next to aggressive symbiotic ants in an Acacia or next to a hornet nest.

SIMILAR BIRDS

RANGE MAP NORTH AMERICA

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FAMILY DESCRIPTION

TERMINOLOGY

CREDITS

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Yury Lisyak

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