Category: Troglodytidae

Timing and duration of egg laying in duettingBuff-breasted Wrens

Buff-breasted Wren (Thryothorus leucotis) Science Article 1 abstract Using direct observations of Buff-breasted Wrens (Thryothorus leucotis), I examined timing andduration of egg laying, the behavior of females and males around the time of laying, and duetting and solo singingon laying and non-laying mornings. When laying, females roosted either alone in breeding nests or with their […]

Context matters: female aggression andtestosterone in a year-round territorialneotropical songbird (Thryothorus leucotis)

Buff-breasted Wren (Thryothorus leucotis) Science Article 2 abstract Testosterone promotes aggressive behaviour in male vertebrates during the breeding season, but theimportance of testosterone in female aggression remains unclear. Testosterone has both beneficial anddetrimental effects on behaviour and physiology, prompting the hypothesis that selection favours anassociation between aggression and testosterone only in certain contexts in which […]

FIRST RECORD OF COOPERATIVE BREEDING IN ATHRYOTHORUS WREN

Buff-breasted Wren (Thryothorus leucotis) Science Article 3 abstract Although offspring delay dispersal past the age of independence in many Thryothorus species,cooperative breeding has not been recorded in this genus. Here, I present the first observation of cooperativebreeding in a Thryothorus wren (Buff-breasted Wren, T. leucotis). Of 41 offspring that delayed dispersal pastthe age of independence, […]

Coraya Wren (Thryothorus coraya)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Troglodytidae | [latin] Thryothorus coraya | [UK] Coraya Wren | [FR] Troglodyte coraya | [DE] Coraya-Zaunkonig | [ES] Ratona de las Lluvias | [NL] Coraya-winterkoning Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics It is a medium sized wren, rufous-(chestnut)-brown overall with a medium length black-and-white banded tail. It has a buff white […]

Musician Wren (Cyphorhinus arada)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Troglodytidae | [latin] Cyphorhinus arada | [UK] Musician Wren | [FR] Troglodyte musicien | [DE] Orpheus-Zaunkonig | [ES] Soterrey canoro | [NL] Orpheuswinterkoning Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics Forehead rufous, crown and nape chestnut. Buff faint eyestripe, black collar with white stripes extending to back. Back, wings and tail reddish […]

White-breasted Wood-Wren (Henicorhina leucosticta)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Troglodytidae | [latin] Henicorhina leucosticta | [UK] White-breasted Wood-Wren | [FR] Troglodyte a poitrine blanche | [DE] Wald-Zaunkonig | [ES] Ratona Gallineta | [NL] Boswinterkoning Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics The adult White-breasted Wood-Wren is 10 cm long and weighs 16 g. […]

Bewicks Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Troglodytidae | [latin] Thryomanes bewickii | [UK] Bewicks Wren | [FR] Troglodyte de Bewick | [DE] Busch-Zaunkonig | [ES] Chivirin cola obscura | [NL] Bewicks Winterkoning Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Thryomanes bewickii NA widespread, also Mexico Ferminia bewickii Thryomanes bewickii altus Thryomanes bewickii […]

Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Troglodytidae | [latin] Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus | [UK] Cactus Wren | [FR] Troglodyte des cactus | [DE] Kaktus-Zaunkonig | [ES] Matraca del desierto | [NL] Cactuswinterkoning Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus NA, MA sw USA, Mexico Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus affinis Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus anthonyi Campylorhynchus […]

Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Troglodytidae | [latin] Catherpes mexicanus | [UK] Canyon Wren | [FR] Troglodyte des canyons | [DE] Schluchten-Zaunkonig | [ES] Cucarachero Barranquero | [NL] Kloofwinterkoning Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Hylorchilus mexicanus Catherpes mexicanus NA, MA sw Canada to s Mexico Catherpes mexicanus cantator Catherpes […]