My adventures in the woods, streams, rivers, fields, and lakes of Michigan

Wrens


Wrens

Order: Passeriformes Family: Troglodytidae
Wrens are small and inconspicuous birds, except for their loud songs. They have short wings and a thin down-turned bill. Several species often hold their tails upright. All are insectivorous. There are 7 Michigan species.

Carolina Wren, Thryothorus ludovicianus

House Wren, Troglodytes aedon

Marsh Wren, Cistothorus palustris
Rock Wren, Salpinctes obsoletus
Sedge Wren, Cistothorus platensis
Winter Wren, Troglodytes hiemalis
Yellow-breasted Chat, Icteria virens

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