Sericornis rufescens

Sericornis rufescens, Vogelkop Scrubwren, Sericornis Vogelkop


The Vogelkop Scrubwren (Sericornis rufescens) is a bird species. Placed in the family Pardalotidae in the Sibley-Ahlquist taxonomy, this has met with opposition and indeed is now known to be wrong; they rather belong to the independent family Acanthizidae.

It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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