Genus Henicorhina-
NOTES by Alberto Masi
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Henicorhina:  Wood-Wrens.  9-10 cm.  Small, short-tailed; rufous-brown above, paler below with rusty flanks, crissum, tail; wings and tail barred black; cheeks streaked black and white; black ocular stripe, white superciliary.  H. leucoptera has two white wing bars and black coverts.
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Henicorhina leucosticta  WHITE-BREASTED WOOD-WREN.  Humid forest undergrowth.  Lowlands to 1800 m from e San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo and n Veracruz s on Gulf-Caribbean slope, incl. Yucatán Pen., locally on Pacific slope in Chiapas and Guatemala, to Nicaragua, both slopes of Costa Rica (exc. dry nw) and Panama, and from w,n,se Colombia, s Venezuela and Guyana s, w of the Andes to nw Ecuador to Pichincha, and e slope of Andes s through e Ecuador to c Peru and n Brazil.

H. leucosticta and leucophrys replace one another altitudinally, but they overlap and remain distinct.  H. leucosticta may include more than one species.
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Henicorhina leucophrys  GREY-BREASTED WOOD-WREN.  Humid forest undergrowth, often near fallen trees, edge, thickets.  Foothills and mts., 500-3600 m from sw Jalisco, Michoacán, e San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo, Puebla and c Veracruz s through Oaxaca, Chiapas and Guatemala to El Salvador and Honduras; Costa Rica, Panama, and from Colombia and w,n Venezuela s through the Andes on w slope to w Ecuador and e slope through e Ecuador and e Peru to c Bolivia.
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Henicorhina leucoptera  BAR-WINGED WOOD-WREN.  Humid mossy undergrowth of soil-poor forest.  Known only from the Andes, 1350-2450 m of s Ecuador and n Peru in n Cajamarca, San Martín and e La Libertad.  Sympatric with H. leucophrys.