large size for a wren; rufous nape; eyestripe (Costa Rica; 2008-11-08)

Rufous-naped Wren
Campylorhynchus rufinucha

Native Range: Middle America

Notes: a large tropical wren whose nape is so reddish-brown as to be almost rufous; no sexual dimorphism.

slightly decurved bill; barred upperparts (Costa Rica; 2008-11-08)

tail often cocked; black and buff head lines (Costa Rica; 2008-11-08)

frontal view; creamy underparts (Costa Rica; 2008-11-08)

side view; buffy fflanks and vent area (Costa Rica; 2008-11-08)