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House Wren
(Troglodytes aedon)

   
        
House Wren
By Andy Morffew on Flickr, CC
 
House Wren Information

Length: 4.5 - 5.25"

Habitat: Open woodlands, forest edges, forest openings, shrubby areas, farmland, orchards, residential areas, suburban parks.

Diet: Insects such as grasshoppers, beetles, crickets, true bugs, caterpillars; spiders, millipedes, snails.
 
House Wren ID TipsIdentification tips for the House Wren
 
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
House Wren Breeding Map House Wren Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)      
 
 
Additional photos and information:
 
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photos, description, similar species, sound, range, habitat, food, behavior, reproduction, and conservation status.
Chipper Woods Bird Observatory
Detailed photos taken as the birds were banded. Description, nesting behavior, banding recoveries, conservation status
 
     
   

 

 


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