Buff-faced Scrubwren Sericornis perspicillatus

Sign in to see your badges

Identification

POWERED BY MERLIN

A very small, drab bird of montane forest understory. Pale brown underparts, dark brown upperparts, Gray from the crown to upper back widening to a half-collar. Distinct buff face forming a disk around the eye. Found in active groups or mixed flocks, where it gleans leaves for insects. Similar to Large Scrubwren but Buff-faced is often found higher in the trees, is smaller with a buff eye-ring and gray crown. Song, an up-and-down, whistled “poo-pii-poo-pii-poo-pii!” and call, a nasal “rek!”.

POWERED BY MERLIN

Statistics

Sign in to see your stats

Weekly Bar Chart

Choose a region to view Weekly Bar Chart

Range Map

Large map

Media

Top video

View all