Stripe-backed Wren (Campylorhynchus nuchalis) - HBW 10, p. 407
French: Troglodyte rayé
Spanish: Cucarachero Chocorocoy
Other common names: Stripe-backed Cactus-wren, Banded Wren
Taxonomy: Campylorhynchus nuchalis Cabanis, 1847, Cumaná, Sucre, Venezuela.
Has been thought to form a superspecies with C. albobrunneus, C. fasciatus and C. zonatus. Three subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- pardus P. L. Sclater, 1858 - Caribbean coast of Colombia (Magdalena and Bolívar S to c. 8ºN).
- brevipennis Lawrence, 1866 - N Venezuela (Yaracuy E to Miranda, S to Guárico).
- nuchalis Cabanis, 1847 - C & E Venezuela (Barinas E to W Sucre and Delta Amacuro, S to Apure and N Bolívar).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Two birds moving around the nest Locality Maracay, Aragua State, Venezuela (ssp nuchalis)
John Gregory 1996 6 years ago 17 sec 4.7
a pair was video taped while perched on a Saman tree Locality Hato Piñero, Cojedes State, Venezuela
DAVID ASCANIO 6 February 2011 2 years ago 11 sec 4.3
not an easy bird to follow Locality Santa Marta, Magdalena Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 1 year ago 28 sec 4
adult building a huge nest on a very windy day Locality Hato El Cedral, Apure State, Venezuela
Thore Noernberg 28 December 2012 1 year ago 43 sec 3.7
PhotosSee all 14 photos
Captured in a typical attitude before jumping
Locality Corozopando, Guárico State, Venezuela
Luis R Figueroa 6 January 2013 8 weeks ago 4.6
Locality Santa Marta, Magdalena Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 1 year ago 4.3
Adult in a tree taking nest material.
Locality El Toro, Delta Amacuro, Venezuela (ssp nuchalis)
Christophe Gouraud 7 April 2012 1 year ago 3.7
Eating in a cashew tree
Locality Hato El Cedral, Apure State, Venezuela
kperezleon 18 December 2012 1 year ago 3.6
This bird was foraging in the shrubs
Locality Córdoba Department, Colombia
Carlos Ruiz.- Guerra 2 May 2013 44 weeks ago 3.5
An individual carrying nesting material
Locality Dos Cerritos Reservoir, El Tocuyo, Lara State, Venezuela (ssp brevipennis)
Gustavo A. Rodríguez 23 June 2013 36 weeks ago 3.4
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