Chestnut-breasted wren

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Chestnut-breasted wren
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Troglodytidae
Genus: Cyphorhinus
C. thoracicus
Binomial name
Cyphorhinus thoracicus

The chestnut-breasted wren (Cyphorhinus thoracicus) is a species of bird in the Troglodytidae family. It is found in the Andes of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and western Bolivia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Cyphorhinus thoracicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ de Tschudi, J. J. (1844). "Avium conspectus quae in Republica Peruana reperiuntur et pleraeque observatae vel collectae sunt in itinere". Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 10: 282.

Further reading[edit]

  • von Tschudi, J. J. (1845–1846). "C. thoracicus. Tsch.". Ornithologie. Untersuchungen überdie Fauna peruana. St. Gallen: Scheitlin und Zollikoffer. p. 184; Vögel. Pl. 16, Fig. 1.