IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Orange-crowned Wren

Other common names: Rufous Wren-warbler, Orangecrowned/Rufous Fairy-wren

Taxonomy: Clytomyias insignis Sharpe, 1879, Tjobonda, Arfak Mountains, Vogelkop, New Guinea.

Nominate race has crown, face, ear- coverts and nape orange- rufous, upperparts olive- brown, upperwing brown, tail light rufous; throat, breast and upper belly creamy white, thighs rufous, lower belly to undertail- coverts pale ochre- grey; iris dark brown; bill broad, black; legs pinkbrown. Sexes alike.


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Source: Birds of Papua New Guinea

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