Canyon Wren

Catherpes mexicanus - Troglodyte des canyons

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Troglodytidés

  • Genus
    :

    Catherpes

  • Species
    :

    mexicanus

Descriptor

Swainson, 1829

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 19 cm.
  • Weight
    : 9 à 18 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus) is a species of bird in the Troglodytidae family.

Subspecific information 8 subspecies

  • Catherpes mexicanus mexicanus (c and s Mexico)
  • Catherpes mexicanus griseus (sw Canada and nw USA)
  • Catherpes mexicanus pallidior (nc and wc USA)
  • Catherpes mexicanus conspersus (sw USA and nw Mexico)
  • Catherpes mexicanus punctulatus (ec California. w USA.)
  • Catherpes mexicanus croizati (s Baja California. nw Mexico.)
  • Catherpes mexicanus meliphonus (nw Mexico)
  • Catherpes mexicanus cantator (sw Mexico)

Foreign names

  • Troglodyte des canyons,
  • Cucarachero barranquero,
  • Schluchtenzaunkönig,
  • szurdoki ökörszem,
  • Kloofwinterkoning,
  • Scricciolo dei canyon,
  • kanjongärdsmyg,
  • Ravinesmett,
  • oriešok kaňonový,
  • střízlík kaňonový,
  • Canyonsmutte,
  • kanjonipeukaloinen,
  • cargolet dels congosts,
  • skalik ostrodzioby,
  • kanjonu ceplītis,
  • Каньонный длинноклювый крапивник,
  • ムナジロミソサザイ,
  • 墨西哥鹪鹩,
  • 峽谷鷦鷯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) :

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Troglodyte des canyons
published: - Updated: 02-04-2009
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