Rufous-naped Wren Campylorhynchus rufinucha

Rufous-naped Wren
Rufous-naped Wren
Rufous-naped Wren
The Rufous-naped Wren is native to the Pacific side of southern Mexico through to Costa Rica. It is large for a wren, at some 6-7 inches long.
Rufous-naped Wren
Rufous-naped Wren
Rufous-naped Wren
It is not timid around human settlements -- in fact it seeks out proximity to humans, wasps' nests and similar as nesting sites to protect its nest from predators.
These photos were taken by Alexandra Makhnina of a family of wrens nesting under the balcony of a hotel in Costa Rica.
Rufous-naped Wren
Rufous-naped Wren
Rufous-naped Wren The nest