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Wrens (Troglodytidae)

Superciliated Wren (Thryothorus superciliaris) - HBW 10, p. 429

French: Troglodyte bridé German: Küstenzaunkönig Spanish: Cucarachero Cejón

Taxonomy: Thryothorus superciliaris Lawrence, 1869, Isla de Puná, Ecuador.
Forms a superspecies with T. leucotis, T. guarayanus and T. longirostris; sometimes treated as conspecific with first of those, but distinct in vocalizations and ecology. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • superciliaris Lawrence, 1869 - W Ecuador (Manabí S to Guayas).
  • baroni (Hellmayr, 1902) - S Ecuador (El Oro, Loja) and W Peru (S to Ancash).