Cactus Wren

Other Names: none

Distribution: southwestern United States and northern Mexico.

Cactus Wren distribution range map

Description:

Size: 18-22 cm in length with a 32-37 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Dark brown heavily spotted with white and black above and spotted underparts, white eyebrows, a rusty crown, and white spots on the outer tail feathers. The beak and legs are grayish-brown and the eyes are reddish-black.

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Cactus Wren

Cactus Wren

Bill Shape
curved
Eats
apple-slices
peanut-butter
Regions
arizona
baja california
california
mexico
nevada
new mexico
texas
utah
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Sounds
chirping
Habitat
mesquitebosque
Deserts
Urban
Marshes
Color
buff
brown
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
wrens - troglodytidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species