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White-breasted Wood-wren

(Henicorhina leucosticta)

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Small brown bird with streaked black, dark brown, and white head, white throat / chest, tawny / light brown belly, black-barred wings. and short, black-barred tail; 10 cm (4 in). (Soterrey de Selva Pechiblanco).


Low and middle elevation wet forests. Caribbean and southern Pacific slopes; found low in trees in lorest interior and more open areas such as forest edges, tree plantations.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Tortuguero National Park.
Robert & Catherine Wilson Botanical Garden.

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.

White-breasted Wood-wren (Henicorhina leucosticta), Costa Rica