Spot-breasted Wren

The Spot-breasted Wren is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Spot-breasted Wren (Pheugopedius maculipectus) is a species of bird in the Troglodytidae family. It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Thryothorus maculipectus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. More

The Spot-breasted Wren's song consists of rollicking whistled phrases, given singly or in a series. The call bears an uncanny similarity to the sound produced by running your fingernail along a comb. Song Measures: The Spot-breasted Wren's song consists of a phrase of five whistled syllables. These resonant syllables dance up and down within a frequency range of 1600 to 5700 Hz. More

You can see what a Spot-breasted Wren looks like at The Spot-breasted Wren's song is about as loud, sharp and enthusiastic-sounding as a little bird can manage. Liking second growth and forest edges, he's fairly common but he likes to hide. A typical hangout is a densely leafed shrub overgrown with vines or strewn with debris so that the bush's interior is so dark that even if you manage to focus your binoculars on him, he's nothing but a silhouette. More

The Spot-breasted Wren is a species of bird in the Troglodytidae family. For such a small creature, the Spot Breasted Wren has one of the most alluring songs that can be heard from miles away. Physical Description The Spot-breasted wren is normally small and inconspicuous except during the times they sing their loud songs in the forests. These birds have short wings and a thin down-turned bill. Several birds of this species often hold their tails upright. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Troglodytidae
Genus : Thryothorus
Species : maculipectus
Authority : Lafresnaye, 1845