Henicorhina negreti

The bird is found on the Munchique Massif in the western Andes in the Chocó Endemic Bird Area, Colombia.

The Henicorhina negreti is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

described Munchique Wood-Wren Henicorhina negreti, also in Colombia. The Apolinar's Wren Cistothorus apolinari in Colombia and the Zapata Wren Ferminia cerverai known from only one swamp in Cuba are considered endangered. Another four species are listed as vulnerable, and four others are near-threatened. The family name comes from the Greek word troglodytes, which when translated means one who creeps into holes, or cave dweller. More

First record of Munchique Wood Wren Henicorhina negreti in dpto. Chocó, Colombia 44 0.055943 08.12.2009 08.12. More

Range & population Henicorhina negreti is restricted to a tiny range in the western Andes of Colombia where the departments of Choc More

Wren family The Munchique Wood-Wren ( Henicorhina negreti) is a member of the Wren family (Troglodytidae described as new to science in 2003 UserPolbot. ->The Timberline Wren ( Thryorchilus browni) is a species of Bird in the Troglodytidae UserPolbot. More

Range Extension of Henicorhina negreti in Colombia A SIGNIFICANT NORTHWARD RANGE EXTENSION OF MUNCHIQUE WOOD-WREN ( HENICORHINA NEGRETI ) IN THE WESTERN ANDES OF COLOMBIA Niels Krabbe Zoological Museum,University of Copenhagen.Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark, and Fundaci More

The Munchique Wood-Wren Henicorhina negreti is closely related to and probably derived from the Gray-breasted Wood-Wren Henicorhina leucophrys of Central and South America. Henicorhina negreti appears restricted to a narrow band of extremely wet, stunted cloud forest on the upper Pacific slope, characterized by nearly continuous fog, high epiphyte loads and frequent landslides; it is abruptly replaced in taller forest at lower elevations on this slope by H. l. brunneiceps, and on the drier east slope by H.l. leucophrys. More

Henicorhina negreti and the description of its highly specialized ecology amount to one of the most exciting new developments in ornithological ecology in recent decades.” Thomas Donegan of Fundación ProAves’ research team commented: “The description of a new species for science is the pinnacle of any biologist’s career, and as such has traditionally always been reserved for major international science journals. More

The Munchique Wood-wren, Henicorhina negreti, is a member of the wren family (Troglodytidae). The bird is found on the Munchique Massif in the western Andes in the Choc More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Troglodytidae
Genus : Henicorhina
Species : negreti
Authority : Salaman, Coopmans, Donegan, Mulligan et al., 2003