Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Wrens :: Scaly-breasted Wren

Scaly-breasted Wren Microcerculus marginatus

Described by: Sclater, P. L. (1855)
Alternate common name(s): Southern Nightingale-wren, Scaly Nightingale-wren, Whistler Wren, Whistling Wren, Nightingale Wren, Scaly-breasted Nightingale-wren, Scaling Nightingale-wren
Old scientific name(s): Microcerculus philomela


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S. Central America and nw. South America. W. South America e. of the Andes and c. South America s. of the Amazon;
Two populations;
(1) Sw. and se. Costa Rica to e. Panama and ex. nw. Colombia.
(2) Tropical w. Ecuador s. to Guyas.
(3) N. Colombia (Santa Marta region).
(4) Ne. Colombia and nw. Venezuela.
(5) E. Colombia, sw. Venezuela, e. Ecuador, e. Peru, n. Bolivia and w. Amazonian Brazil.
(6) W. Colombia and nw. Ecuador.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Ministerio do Meio Ambiente


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


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