Wrens (Troglodytidae)

Rufous Wren (Cinnycerthia unirufa) - HBW 10, p. 411

French: Troglodyte roux German: Einfarb-Zaunkönig Spanish: Cucarachero Rufo
Other common names: Brown Wren

Taxonomy: Limnornis unirufus Lafresnaye, 1840, Santa-Fe-de-Bogotá, Colombia.
Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • chakei Aveledo & Ginés, 1952 - Sierra de Perijá, on Colombia-Venezuela border.
  • unibrunnea (Lafresnaye, 1853) - Colombia (N part of W Andes, and C Andes) S to N Peru (Piura, Cajamarca).
  • unirufa (Lafresnaye, 1840) - E Andes in extreme SW Venezuela (Táchira) and Colombia (S to Cundinamarca).