Sooty-headed Wren (Thryothorus spadix) - HBW 10, p. 419
French: Troglodyte moine
Spanish: Cucarachero Cabecigrís
Other common names: Southern Black-throated Wren, Smoky-headed Wren
Taxonomy: Pheugopedius spadix Bangs, 1910, Naranjito, River Dagua, Valle, Colombia.
Formerly regarded as conspecific with T. atrogularis, but the two are quite distinct in plumage and song and are widely separated geographically. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- xerampelinus Griscom, 1929 - Pacific slope of extreme E Panama (Darién).
- spadix (Bangs, 1910) - Pacific lowlands of Colombia from Chocó S to Nariño, in N also extending E to middle Magdalena Valley (in Santander).
- Least Concern Enlarge map