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Rufous-naped Wren

(Campylorhynchus rufinucha)

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Small brown-and-black-barred bird (fairly large, however, for a wren) with black head top, black eyestripe, white chest / belly, thin black bill, gray legs; to 18 cm (7 in). (Soterrey Nuquirrufo)


Low elevation dry forests, northern Pacific slope; found in more open sites, such as forest edges, trees and brushy areas along waterways, parklands, trees near human settlements.

Found in the following Parks:

Carara National Park.
Palo Verde National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Rufous-naped Wren (Campylorhynchus rufinucha), Costa Rica