Sedge Wren

Other Names:

Short-billed Marsh Wren or Grass Wren.

Range:

They breed in wet meadows and marsh edges in eastern North America and central Canada. They migrate south to winter in southeastern United States, and the entire Gulf Coast south through eastern Mexico.

Description:

These small songbirds measure 3.9 - 4.7 inches in length (including the tail).

They are brown above with pale streak on the back.  Below they are light brown, except for a white throat and chest.  The bill is short and thin.  There is a dark cap with pale streaks, a faint line over the eye. .

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Sedge Wren

Sedge Wren

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
apple-slices
peanut-butter
Regions
alabama
alberta
arkansas
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
new brunswick
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
vermont
virginia
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
Tail Shape
rounded-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
Grasslands
Marshes
Color
buff
brown
Body Shape
perching
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
wrens - troglodytidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species