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Related to Salpinctes: Salpinctes obsoletus, rock wren
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Noun1.Salpinctes - a genus of TroglodytidaeSalpinctes - a genus of Troglodytidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Salpinctes obsoletus, rock wren - wren inhabiting badlands and mesa country of western United States and Mexico
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Overlapping home ranges and microhabital partitioning among canyon wrens (Catherpes mexicanus) and rock wrens (Salpinctes obsoletus).
Couch's Kingbird (Tyrannus couchii) was observed in March and September; the Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus), was observed on the lower part of the mountain during September; two individuals of the Long-billed Thrasher (Toxostoma longirastre) were observed in March and the Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana) was observed only once in June.
platensis (Latham), sedge wren I R Salpinctes obsoletus (Say), rock I R wren Thryomanes bewickii (Audubon), I R Bewick's wren Thryothorus ludovicianus (Latham) I C Carolina wren Troglodytes aedon Vieillot, house I C wren T.