Troglodytidae – Wrens

Campylorhynchus Brunneicapillus – Cactus Wren

Campylorhynchus Brunneicapillus or commonly known as Cactus Wren is native to the deserts of the southwestern United States and northern and central Mexico. It is the state bird of Arizona and the country’s biggest wren. Their song is a loud raspy chirp, compared by some ornithologists to a non-starting automobile engine. It is highly suited […]

Thryomanes Bewickii – Bewick’s Wren

Thryomanes bewickii or commonly known as Bewick’s wren is a North American wren that measures 14 cm (5.5 in) long and has a long white brow. Unlike the Carolina wren, it has a long whitetail. They belong to the family of Troglodytidae. The song is loud and melodic, like other wren songs. It inhabits thickets, […]

Thryothorus Ludovicianus – Carolina Wren

Thryothorus ludovicianus, or known as the Carolina wren is a common bird found in the southeastern part of the United States, southern Ontario, Canada, and northeastern Mexico. Severe winters limit their northern range whereas favorable weather conditions allow them to reproduce further north. They enjoy thick cover in forests, farmland, and suburbs. The South Carolina […]

Cistothorus Palustris – Marsh Wren

Known as the Marsh wren, Cistothorus palustris is a small songbird belonging to the wren family that lives in North America. They are members of the Troglodytidae family. The sedge wren, also known as the short-billed marsh wren, is sometimes referred to as the long-billed marsh wren. This wren’s diet consists solely of insects that […]

Cistothorus Platensis – Sedge Wren

Cistothorus stellaris, know to be a sedge wren, is a small Troglodytid bird in the family of Troglodytidae. North America has a large supply. Wet grasslands and meadows are home to this insect-eating bird that nests in tall grass. A former is conspecific with the non-migratory grass wren of Central and South America. Quick Overview: […]

Troglodytes Hiemalis – Winter Wren

Troglodytes hiemalis is a small North American wren of the Troglodytidae family. It was once known as the winter wren, along with Troglodytes Pacificus and Troglodytes Troglodytes. Breeds in coniferous forests from BC to the Atlantic. It winters in southeastern Canada, the eastern half of the US, and (rarely) northern Mexico. Small numbers may be […]

Troglodytes Pacificus – Pacific Wren

The Pacific Wren or known by its scientific name as Troglodytes pacificus, is a small North American bird in the Troglodytidae family of wrens. Quick Overview: Latin Name – Common NameBody size: Around 4 in (10 cm) and weight of 9g (0.3 oz) Main colors: Brown, Black Range: Coastal Western United States Migratory Bird: YesBest […]

Troglodytes Aedon – House Wren

The house wren, or in Latin named Troglodytes Aedon, is a small songbird belonging to the wren family, Troglodytidae, that can be found in suburban areas. It can be found from northern Canada to the southernmost tip of South America, making it the most widely distributed native bird in the world. Its taxonomy is extremely […]

Catherpes Mexicanus – Canyon Wren

Known as the canyon wren, Catherpes mexicanus,  is a small songbird found in North America that belongs to the wren family, the Troglodytidae. It is found in arid, rocky cliffs, outcrops, and canyons throughout its range and is a resident species throughout its range. It is a small bird that is difficult to see in […]

Salpinctes Obsoletus – Rock Wren

Salpinctes obsoletus or commonly known as Rock wren is a small songbird from South and Western America. Salpinctes have only one species and they are a member of the Troglodytidae family. Rock Wrens are one of the few bird species that use altered human landscapes. Some of the places they’ve been found to nest are […]

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