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Giant Wren - BirdForum Opus

Photo by stephennj
Location: Chiapas, Mexico
Campylorhynchus chiapensis


World's largest Wren species at 22 cm


North America: found in humid Pacific lowlands of southern Mexico (Chiapas)


This is a monotypic species[1].


Farmyards and shrubby areas.



Little know about their feeding requirements, but most likely to be invertebrates, gleaned on or near the ground.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2014)

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