Xenicus gilviventris

New Zealand Rockwren

Xenicus gilviventris

Classificação Ciêntifica

Reino: Animalia

Filo: Chordata

Classe: Aves

Ordem: Passeriformes

Família : Acanthisittidae

Plumage appears to vary clinally, males becoming brighter from N to S; supposedly smaller, more greenish birds in S (Fiordland) described as race rineyi, but now considered only a bright morph. Monotypic.

Distribution:Mountain areas of South I, New Zealand.