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Gray-breasted Wood-Wren Henicorhina leucophrys

Described by: Tschudi (1844)
Alternate common name(s): Grey-breasted Wood-wren, Gray-breasted Wood-wren, Highland Wood-wren
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Huitepec Ecological Reserve, Chiapas, Mexico - Apr, 2003 © David Bradley  Savegre Highlands, Costa Rica - Nov, 2006 © Lou Hegedus  near Orosi Valley, Cartago, Costa Rica - May 1, 2006 © Elidier Vargas 
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C. Cental America, n. and w. South America;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) E. Mexico (e. San Luis Potosi, Hidalgo, Puebla, and c. Veracruz).
(2) W. Mexico (sw. Jalisco and Michoacan).
(3) Sw. Mexico (Michocan s. to Guerrero).
(4) S. Mexico (Veracruz and Puebla s. to Oaxaca) and w. Guatemala.
(5) Atlantic slope of Guatemala.
(6) N. El Salvador, sc. Highlands of Honduras, and adjacent nw. Nicaragua.
(7) C. Costa Rica to e. Panama.
(8) N. Colombia in the Santa Marta Mountains below 2000m;
(9) N. Colombia in the Santa Marta Mountains from 2000-4000m;
(10) N. Colombia-Venezuela border (Perija Mountains).
(11) Nw. Venezuela (Sierra de San Luis in c. Falcon).
(12) N. Venezuela in the n. Andes and coast mountains of Lara, Yaracuy, and Carabobo e. to Miranda.
(13) W. Venezuela in the Andes of Trujillo s. to n. Tachira.
(14) E. slope in Colombia and Andes of sw. Venezuela (sw. Tachira).
(15) W. Colombia and nw. Ecuador.
(16) Subtropical zone of Colombia on the e. slope of w. Andes e. to the w. slope of e. cordillera, e. Ecuador and e. Peru.
(17) Subtropical zone of sw. Ecuador.
(18) W. Bolivia (La Paz and Cochabamba).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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