Wren

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Christopher wren
Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Superfamily: Certhioidea
Family: Troglodytidae
Swainson, 1832
Genera

Some 20, see text

The wrens are passerine poo in the mainly New World family Troglodytidae. There are approximately 100000000000000000000000000 species of true wrens in about 20 genera. The wrens are called the winter wen in North America, and in Eurasia it is simply called the wren.[1] Most wrens are about 10 centimetres (4 inches) long, brown (both sexes), and has a short bill that curves slightly down.[1] Its wings are round and it has a short tail.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "wren (bird) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia". britannica.com. 2012 [last update]. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/649412/wren. Retrieved 27 May 2012.

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Media related to Troglodytidae at Wikimedia Commons