Niceforo's Wren Thryophilus nicefori


Balchin, C. 2007. Niceforo's Wren Thryothorus nicefori. Neotropical Birding: 10-11.

Collar, N. J.; Gonzaga, L. P.; Krabbe, N.; Madroño Nieto, A.; Naranjo, L. G.; Parker, T. A.; Wege, D. C. 1992. Threatened birds of the Americas: the ICBP/IUCN Red Data Book. International Council for Bird Preservation, Cambridge, U.K.

Cortés-Herrera, J.O.; Hernandez-Jaramillo, A.; Chavez-Portilla., G. A. & Villagran-Chavarro D. in press. Ecology and Conservation of Niceforo's Wrens in Soata.

Parra, J. E.; L. M. Beltrán; A. Delgadillo; S. Valderrama. 2010. Project Chicamocha II: Saving threathened dry forest biodiversity. Conservation Leadership Programme.

Parra, J.; Davila N.; Beltran, L. M.; Delgadillo, A.; Valderrama, S.; Cortes, O. . 2006. Project Chicamocha: The conservation of two critically endangered dry forest birds: Niceforo’s Wren and Chestnut-bellied Hummingbird. Conservation Leadership Programme Report.

ProAves. 2014. ProAves Reserve Linked to SINAP. Bogotá Available at: (Accessed: 26th May 2015).

Renjifo, L. M.; Franco-Maya, A. M.; Amaya-Espinel, J. D.; Kattan, G. H.; López-Lanús, B. 2002. Libro rojo de aves de Colombia. Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt y Ministerio del Medio Ambiente, Bogotá, Colombia.

Valderrama, S. V.; Parra, J. E.; Dávila, N. 2007. First nest description for Niceforo's Wren (Thryothorus nicefori): a critically endangered Colombian endemic songbird. Ornitologia Neotropical 18(2): 313-318.

Valderrama, S. V.; Parra, J. E.; Mennill, D. J. 2007. Species differences in the songs of the critically endangered Niceforo's Wren and the related Rufous-and-white Wren. Condor 109: 870-877.

Valderrama, S.; Parra, J.; Dávila, N.; Mennill, D. J. 2008. Vocal behavior of the critically endangered Niceforo's Wren (Thryothorus nicefori). The Auk 125(2): 395-401.

Further resources

Detailed species account from the Threatened birds of the Americas: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 1992). Please note, taxonomic treatment and IUCN Red List category may have changed since publication.

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Recuento detallado de la especie tomado del libro Aves Amenazadas de las Americas, Libro Rojo de BirdLife International (BirdLife International 1992). Nota: la taxonomoía y la categoría de la Lista Roja de la UICN pudo haber cambiado desde esta publicación.

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BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Thryophilus nicefori. Downloaded from on 20/10/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 20/10/2019.