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Sedge Wren
Chercn de las vegas (Cistothorus platensis)

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Cistothorus platensis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Troglodytidae Family
10–12 cm Length
Forest. Shrubland, plantations urban areas, gardens. Below Between   Range:- Endemic to Habitat
4-8 eggs, incubation by female 12-14 days days, fledging 12-15 days  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders. Food  
6896 - TSN: 178605  - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

AKA:- Czech: Strízlík ostricový, střízlík ostřicový
Danish: Kortnćbbet Grćssmutte
German: Seggenzaunkönig, Seggen-Zaunkönig
English: Grass Wren, Sedge Wren, Short-billed Grass Wren, Short-billed Marsh Wren, Short-billed Marsh-Wren
Spanish: Chercán de las vegas, Chivirin sabanero, Chivirín Sabanero, Chochín Sabanero, Colchonero sabanero, Cucarachero Paramuno, Cucarachero Sabanero, Ratona aperdizada, Ratona de Ciénega, Ratonera Aperdizada, Saltapared Sabanero, Soterrey Sabanero
Spanish (Argentine): Ratona aperdizada
Spanish (Chile): Chercán de las vegas
Spanish (Colombia): Cucarachero Paramuno
Spanish (Costa Rica): Soterrey sabanero
Spanish (Honduras): Colchonero sabanero
Spanish (Mexico): chivirín sabanero, Saltapared Sabanero
Spanish (Nicaragua): Chochín Sabanero
Spanish (Paraguay): Ratona aperdizada
Spanish (Uruguay): Ratonera Aperdizada
Spanish (Venezuela): Cucarachero Sabanero o de Ciénaga
Finnish: Sarapeukaloinen
French: Troglodyte ŕ bec court
Guarani: Masakaraguai estero
Italian: Scricciolo dei giunchi, Scricciolo pagliarolo
Japanese: kobashinumamisosazai
Japanese: コバシヌマミソサザイ
Latin: Cistothorus platensis, Cistothorus platensis platensis, Cistothorus stellaris
Dutch: Zeggewinterkoning, Zegge-winterkoning
Norwegian: Sivsmett
Polish: strzyzyk nadrzeczny, strzyżyk nadrzeczny, Strzyżyk turzycowy
Portuguese: cambaxirra, cambaxirra-do-brejo, corruíra, Corruíra-do-campo
Portuguese (Brazil): cambaxirra, Cambaxirra de Brejo, cambaxirra-do-brejo, corruíra, Corruíra-do-campo
Russian: Травяной крапивник
Slovak: Oriešok bahenný
Swedish: Starrgärdsmyg
Chinese: 短嘴沼泽鹪鹩

Cistothorus platensis
Cistothorus platensis [elegans]
ssp group
Cistothorus platensis [platensis]
ssp group
Cistothorus platensis [polyglottus]
ssp group
Cistothorus platensis stellaris
Cistothorus platensis aequatorialis
Cistothorus platensis alticola
Cistothorus platensis boliviae
Cistothorus platensis elegans
Cistothorus platensis falklandicus
Cistothorus platensis graberi
Cistothorus platensis graminicola
Cistothorus platensis hornensis
Cistothorus platensis jalapensis
Cistothorus platensis lucidus
Cistothorus platensis minimus
Cistothorus platensis
Cistothorus platensis platensis



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