Wrenthrush


Wrenthrush

Taxobox
name = Wrenthrush
status = LC | status_system = IUCN3.1
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Aves
ordo = Passeriformes
familia = Parulidae
genus = "Zeledonia"
species = "Z. coronata"
binomial = "Zeledonia coronata"
binomial_authority = Ridgway, 1889

The Wrenthrush "Zeledonia coronata" is a species of New World warbler that is endemic to Costa Rica and western Panama. It has a short tail, rounded wings and elongated tarsi. The species name is in commemoration of José Castulo Zeledón, a Costa Rican ornithologist.

External links

* [http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/ebas/index.html?action=SpcHTMDetails.asp&sid=9193&m=0 Wrenthrush - BirdLife Species Factsheet]
* [http://elibrary.unm.edu/sora/Auk/v088n01/p0001-p0020.pdf A Field Study of the Wrenthrush, Zeledonia coronata] , PDF format.


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