A simple looking bird with a remarkable voice: the Buff-breasted Wren.
The Buff-breasted Wren (Thyrothorus leucotis) is a common bird, but one that you rather hear more frequently than that you will see. It is a small active bird of 14/15 cm. A shy one too by the way as they seldom come out in the open.
These pictures are just a few I manage to take as they give me merely seconds to shoot. It often happens that I have to wait for quite some time before even getting a chance to see a glimpse of these small birds.
Dense vegetation or thick vine tangles are the places where they feel right at home. Usually some movement between the leaves or branches give away their hiding spot. While jumping and hopping between all the thick growth they try to find some insects to enjoy.
Buff-breasted Wrens travel in pairs or in a small flock and while moving forward they communicate with each other. All you will hear are some nice sounds they produce during their 'chat'. I managed to record some of their sounds they had made. Buff-breasted Wrens response very well to playback songs, but make sure you are not too visible out in the open, because if they notice that it is a false call they will leave immediately without saying goodbye.
These are some of their sounds they produce. Enjoy!
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