Yucatan Wren

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Yucatan Wren
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Troglodytidae
Genus: Campylorhynchus
Species: C. yucatanicus
Binomial name
Campylorhynchus yucatanicus
(Hellmayr, 1934)

The Yucatan Wren (Campylorhynchus yucatanicus) is a species of bird in the Troglodytidae family. It is endemic to Mexico.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and is only found on the narrow coastal strip of the northern Yucatán Peninsula. One of the key habitats of this species is the Petenes mangroves ecoregion of the Yucatan coast. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  • World Wildlife Fund. 2010. Petenes mangroves. eds. Mark McGinley, C.Michael Hogan & C. Cleveland. Encyclopedia of Earth. National Council for Science and the Environment. Washington DC