Species names in all available languages
|English (United States)||Canyon Wren|
|French||Troglodyte des canyons|
|French (French Guiana)||Troglodyte des canyons|
|Spanish (Mexico)||Saltapared Barranqueño|
|Spanish (Spain)||Cucarachero barranquero|
Lauryn Benedict, Lorrain Dargis, Stephanie L. Jones, David Leatherman, and Nathanial B. Warning revised the account. Peter Pyle contributed to the Plumages, Molts, and Structure page. Guy M. Kirwan contributed to the Systematics page. Andrew J. Spencer contributed to the Sounds and Vocal Behaviors page. Arnau Bonan Barfull curated the media. Huy C. Truong updated the distribution map. JoAnn Hackos, Miriam Kowarski, Robin K. Murie, and Daphne R. Walmer copyedited the account.
Catherpes mexicanus (Swainson, 1829)
- mexicanum / mexicanus
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Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus Scientific name definitions
Version: 2.0 — Published January 6, 2023
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About the Author(s)
Stephanie L. Jones is retired from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as the Nongame Migratory Bird Coordinator, Region 6, Migratory Bird Management Office, Refuges and Wildlife. She holds an M.A. from San Jose State University. She worked as an editor for Waterbirds from 2013–2019. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joseph Scott Dieni is currently retired and resides in Colorado. He received a M.S. in zoology from the University of Wyoming. Email: email@example.com.
Nat Warning contributed from studies of Canyon and Rock Wrens while a Master's student at University of Northern Colorado. He is currently a Natural Resource Specialist in the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Natural Lands Program. Email: nat firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Leatherman was forest entomologist for the Colorado State Forest Service, 1974–2005. He is a former editor of Colorado Field Ornithologists’ journal “Colorado Birds” and has written a column focused on bird diets for that quarterly publication titled “The Hungry Bird” from 2010 through the present. Email: email@example.com.
Lorraine Dargis has several years of professional experience in the behavioral ecology of birds. From 2018 to 2020, she researched the female singing behavior of the Canyon Wren as a Master's student at the University of Northern Colorado. She is currently working in forestry and wildlife habitat management in Connecticut. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lauryn Benedict is a professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado. She has conducted field studies of multiple wren species, including Canyon Wrens, in Northern Colorado. Her main research interests are in avian communication and social behavior. Email: email@example.com.