Flutist wren

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Flutist wren
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Illustration (lower bird)
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Troglodytidae
Genus: Microcerculus
Species: M. ustulatus
Binomial name
Microcerculus ustulatus
Salvin & Godman, 1883

The flutist wren (Microcerculus ustulatus) is a species of bird in the Troglodytidae family. It is restricted to humid highland forest in the Tepui region of northern Brazil, Guyana, and Venezuela.

As is the case with all members of the genus Microcerculus, it is highly vocal, but otherwise furtive and difficult to see.

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