Sharpe's Wren (Cinnycerthia olivascens) - HBW 10, p. 411
French: Troglodyte de Sharpe
German: Nördlicher Sepiazaunkönig
Spanish: Cucarachero Sepia
Other common names: Sepia-brown Wren (when merged with C. peruana and C. fulva)
Taxonomy: Cinnicerthia [sic] olivascens Sharpe, 1882, Santa Elena, Antioquia, Colombia.
Formerly treated as conspecific with C. peruana and C. fulva; recent studies indicate, however, that the three are distinct species, differing in e.g. plumage and/or voice. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- olivascens Sharpe, 1882 - W & C Andes of Colombia (S from Antioquia) S to extreme N Peru.
- bogotensis (Matschie, 1885) - W slope of E Andes of Colombia (Santander S to Cundinamarca).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A bird collecting nesting material. Locality Las Tangaras Nature Reserve, Choco Department, Colombia (ssp olivascens)
Keith Blomerley 9 November 2012 50 weeks ago 13 sec 3.8
Some inds nesting in the same big communal nest. Juveniles as well. Montezuma, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia. Locality Montezuma Peak Road, Tatama National Park, Colombia (ssp olivascens)
Diego Calderon - COLOMBIA... 1 October 2009 3 years ago 48 sec 3.5
Two bird in the dense vegetation. Locality Abra Patricia, San Martín Department, Peru (ssp olivascens )
Yoel Jimenez 26 November 2012 39 weeks ago 16 sec 3
nest about 30' up tree, adult leaves quickly Locality Las Tangaras Nature Reserve, Choco Department, Colombia (ssp olivascens)
Martin Kennewell 24 May 2012 31 weeks ago 17 sec 2.6