Genus Xenops


Rufous-tailed Xenops - Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


Plain Xenops - It is a member of the South American bird family Furnariidae, a group in which many species build elaborate clay nests, giving rise to the English name for the family of "ovenbirds".

Streaked Xenops - The Streaked Xenops is typically 4.8 in long, weighs 0.44 oz , and has a stubby wedge-shaped bill. The head is dark brown with a whitish supercilium and malar stripe. The upperparts are brown, becoming rufous on the tail and rump, and there is a buff bar on the darker brown wings. The underparts are white-streaked olive brown. Males and females looks alike. Visually inconspicuous, it is easier located by its chattering call, a series of 5 or 6 metallic zeet notes.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Furnariidae
Genus : Xenops