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House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
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House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)

General Description: House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) are tiny gray-brown birds with a light breast, long bill, and a long tail. In contrast to other species of wrens around Las Vegas with which it might be confused, this species lacks (or has a very slight) an eyeline. In particular, compare this species with Bewick's Wren.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Troglodytidae.

Favored Habitat: Desert and urban areas.

Where to Find: Not usually seen anywhere, but show up in brushy desert canyons and urban areas.

Comments: Probably nests locally, but most House Wrens seen around Las Vegas are migrating through the region.

House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
House Wren carrying moth to nestlings; Colorado
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
House Wren in yard tree; Las Vegas
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
House Wren; Dunedin, Florida
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
House Wren; Dunedin, Florida
House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
House Wren; Dunedin, Florida
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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