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Oreoscopus gutturalis.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acanthizidae
Genus: Oreoscopus
North, 1905
O. gutturalis
Binomial name
Oreoscopus gutturalis
(De Vis, 1889)

The fernwren (Oreoscopus gutturalis) is a species of bird in the family Acanthizidae. It is monotypic within the genus Oreoscopus.[2]

Near Mount Lewis - Australia (flash photo)

It is endemic to northern Queensland in Australia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Oreoscopus gutturalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A. & Christie D. (editors). (2006). Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees. Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-84-96553-42-2