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Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)
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Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)

General Description: Bewick's Wrens (Thryomanes bewickii) are tiny birds that are brownish above and grayish below. The tail and bill are long, and there is a bold eyeline.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Troglodytidae.

Favored Habitat: Desert and mountain canyons with shrubs.

Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)

Where to Find: Canyons at Red Rock Canyon NCA, Lake Mead NRA, and Zion National Park are good place to find these little wrens.

Comments: Usually heard long before seen, listen for the loud, buzzy song.

Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii) If you were a tasty bug or a little caterpillar, this might be the last face you ever see!
Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)
Notice the long, wren-like bill and bold, white eyeline
Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)
Notice the long, wren-like bill and bold, white eyeline
Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)
Typical view of a Bewick's Wren -- a little bird hiding in the bush
Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)
Same bird as photo at left, but eyeline appears indistinct
Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii) more to come ...

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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