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Gray-breasted Wood-Wren

(Henicorhina leucophrys)

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Small brown bird with streaked back, dark brown, and white head, gray throat / chest, tawny or brown belly, black-barred wings, and short black-barred tail; 11cm (4.5 in). (Soterrey de Selva Pechigris).


Middle and high elevation wet forests, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; found low in trees and brush in forest interior and in more open sites such as forest edges, thickets.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Irazú Volcano National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Poás Volcano National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja 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.

Gray-breasted Wood-Wren (Henicorhina leucophrys), Costa Rica