It is a member of the South American bird family Furnariidae, a group in which many species build elaborate clay nests, giving rise to the English name for the family of ovenbirds.
The Plain Xenops is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
The Plain Xenops, Xenops minutus, is a passerine bird which breeds in moist lowland forests in the tropical New World from southern Mexico south to western Ecuador, northeastern Argentina and central Brazil. It is a member of the South American bird family Furnariidae, a group in which many species build elaborate clay nests, giving rise to the English name for the family of "ovenbirds". However, Plain Xenops simply places shredded plant fibres in a hole between 1. More
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The Plain Xenops (Xenops minutus) is a small, solitary rain forest bird. It is found from southern Mexico down to northern Argentina at altitudes from sea level up to 5,000 feet. Xenops roosts in tree holes and has a fast, sharp-sounding song. There are other species of Xenops. Anatomy: The Plain Xenops is about 5 inches (12.5 cm) long. Unlike other types of Xenops, its back is deep brown and unstreaked. The wing and tail feathers are mostly cinnamon-colored. More
The Plain Xenops is typically 12 cm long, weighs 12 g, and has a stubby wedge-shaped bill. The head is light brown with a buff supercilium and whitish malar stripe. The upperparts are brown, becoming rufous on the tail and rump, and there is a buff bar on the darker brown wings. The underparts are unstreaked pale olive brown. The sexes are similar, but young birds have dark brown throats. More
Plain XenopsBirds in Suriname = - Plain Xenops Photo of a Plain Xenops, made by John Mittermeier on the Sipaliwini savanna in Suriname in 2006. This Xenops has a characteristic upturned bill, that is well visible in this picture. It resembles the bill of the Wedge-billed woodcreeper. It is quite common in the forests of Suriname and easily spotted as it often comes down in the trees. More