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 3 years ago 11 sec 4.3
adult building a huge nest on a very windy day Locality Hato El Cedral, Apure State, Venezuela
Thore Noernberg 28 December 2012 2 years ago 43 sec 4
not an easy bird to follow Locality Santa Marta, Magdalena Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 2 years ago 28 sec 4
PhotosSee all 18 photos
Captured in a typical attitude before jumping
Locality Corozopando, Guárico State, Venezuela
Luis R Figueroa 6 January 2013 1 year ago 4.7
Bird, approaching to its nest
Locality Calabozo, Guárico State, Venezuela
Luis R Figueroa 16 May 2014 35 weeks ago 4.5
Locality Santa Marta, Magdalena Department, Colombia
mauricio rueda 2 years ago 4.3
Adult in a tree taking nest material.
Locality El Toro, Delta Amacuro, Venezuela (ssp nuchalis)
Christophe Gouraud 7 April 2012 2 years ago 3.7
Eating in a cashew tree
Locality Hato El Cedral, Apure State, Venezuela
kperezleon 18 December 2012 2 years ago 3.6
This bird was foraging in the shrubs
Locality Córdoba Department, Colombia
Carlos Ruiz.- Guerra 2 May 2013 1 year ago 3.5
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