Troglodytidae – Wrens

Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) by Quy Tran

Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) by Quy Tran

All the earth shall worship thee, and shall sing unto thee; they shall sing to thy name. Selah. (Psalms 66:4 KJV)

CLASS – AVES, Order – PASSERIFORMES, Family – Troglodytidae – Wrens

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Species (88)

White-headed Wren (Campylorhynchus albobrunneus)
Band-backed Wren (Campylorhynchus zonatus)
Grey-barred Wren (Campylorhynchus megalopterus)
Stripe-backed Wren (Campylorhynchus nuchalis)
Fasciated Wren (Campylorhynchus fasciatus)
Giant Wren (Campylorhynchus chiapensis)
Bicolored Wren (Campylorhynchus griseus)
Veracruz Wren (Campylorhynchus rufinucha)
Sclater’s Wren (Campylorhynchus humilis)
Rufous-backed Wren (Campylorhynchus capistratus)
Spotted Wren (Campylorhynchus gularis)
Boucard’s Wren (Campylorhynchus jocosus)
Yucatan Wren (Campylorhynchus yucatanicus)
Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus)
Thrush-like Wren (Campylorhynchus turdinus)
Grey-mantled Wren (Odontorchilus branickii)
Tooth-billed Wren (Odontorchilus cinereus)
Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus)
Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus)
Sumichrast’s Wren (Hylorchilus sumichrasti)
Nava’s Wren (Hylorchilus navai)
Rufous Wren (Cinnycerthia unirufa)
Sepia-brown Wren (Cinnycerthia olivascens)
Peruvian Wren (Cinnycerthia peruana)
Fulvous Wren (Cinnycerthia fulva)
Sedge Wren (Cistothorus stellaris)
Merida Wren (Cistothorus meridae)
Apolinar’s Wren (Cistothorus apolinari)
Grass Wren (Cistothorus platensis)
Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris)
Bewick’s Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)
Zapata Wren (Ferminia cerverai)
Black-throated Wren (Pheugopedius atrogularis)
Sooty-headed Wren (Pheugopedius spadix)
Black-bellied Wren (Pheugopedius fasciatoventris)
Plain-tailed Wren (Pheugopedius euophrys)
Inca Wren (Pheugopedius eisenmanni)
Moustached Wren (Pheugopedius genibarbis)
Whiskered Wren (Pheugopedius mystacalis)
Coraya Wren (Pheugopedius coraya)
Happy Wren (Pheugopedius felix)
Spot-breasted Wren (Pheugopedius maculipectus)
Rufous-breasted Wren (Pheugopedius rutilus)
Speckle-breasted Wren (Pheugopedius sclateri)
Banded Wren (Thryophilus pleurostictus)
Rufous-and-white Wren (Thryophilus rufalbus)
Antioquia Wren (Thryophilus sernai)
Niceforo’s Wren (Thryophilus nicefori)
Sinaloa Wren (Thryophilus sinaloa)
Cabanis’s Wren (Cantorchilus modestus)
Canebrake Wren (Cantorchilus zeledoni)
Isthmian Wren (Cantorchilus elutus)
Buff-breasted Wren (Cantorchilus leucotis)
Superciliated Wren (Cantorchilus superciliaris)
Fawn-breasted Wren (Cantorchilus guarayanus)
Long-billed Wren (Cantorchilus longirostris)
Grey Wren (Cantorchilus griseus)
Riverside Wren (Cantorchilus semibadius)
Bay Wren (Cantorchilus nigricapillus)
Stripe-breasted Wren (Cantorchilus thoracicus)
Stripe-throated Wren (Cantorchilus leucopogon)
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)
Eurasian Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)
Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis)
Pacific Wren (Troglodytes pacificus)
Clarion Wren (Troglodytes tanneri)
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
Cobb’s Wren (Troglodytes cobbi)
Socorro Wren (Troglodytes sissonii)
Rufous-browed Wren (Troglodytes rufociliatus)
Ochraceous Wren (Troglodytes ochraceus)
Mountain Wren (Troglodytes solstitialis)
Santa Marta Wren (Troglodytes monticola)
Tepui Wren (Troglodytes rufulus)
Timberline Wren (Thryorchilus browni)
White-bellied Wren (Uropsila leucogastra)
White-breasted Wood Wren (Henicorhina leucosticta)
Grey-breasted Wood Wren (Henicorhina leucophrys)
Hermit Wood Wren (Henicorhina anachoreta)
Bar-winged Wood Wren (Henicorhina leucoptera)
Munchique Wood Wren (Henicorhina negreti)
Northern Nightingale-Wren (Microcerculus philomela)
Southern Nightingale-Wren (Microcerculus marginatus)
Flutist Wren (Microcerculus ustulatus)
Wing-banded Wren (Microcerculus bambla)
Chestnut-breasted Wren (Cyphorhinus thoracicus)
Musician Wren (Cyphorhinus arada)
Song Wren (Cyphorhinus phaeocephalus)

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The wrens are mostly small, brownish passerine birds in the mainly New World family Troglodytidae. There are approximately 80 species of true wrens in approximately 20 genera. Only the Eurasian Wren occurs in the Old World, where in Anglophone regions it is commonly known simply as the “wren” as it is the originator of the name. The name wren has been applied to other unrelated birds, particularly the New Zealand wrens (Acanthisittidae) and the Australian wrens (Maluridae).

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