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House Wren
(Troglodytes aedon)

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
Photo © Mike Danzenbaker
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House Wren ID TipsIdentification tips for the House Wren
Range Maps:
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House Wren Breeding Map House Wren Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)      
Additional photos and information:
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photo, 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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