Vogelkop scrubwren

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Vogelkop scrubwren
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Acanthizidae
Genus: Sericornis
Species: S. rufescens
Binomial name
Sericornis rufescens
(Salvadori, 1876)

The Vogelkop scrubwren (Sericornis rufescens) is a bird species. Placed in the family Pardalotidae in the Sibley-Ahlquist taxonomy, this has met with opposition and indeed is now known to be wrong; they rather belong to the independent family Acanthizidae.

It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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