Rock Wren

Salpinctes obsoletus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Wrens (Troglodytidae)

Code 4

ROWR

Code 6

SALOBS

ITIS

HEAD

Rock Wren Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Ranges from brown to dark brown, olive brown to umber.
  • Head pattern: Spotted, Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Grey with white flecking.
  • Forehead Color: Gray with white flecking.
  • Nape Color: Gray with white flecking.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Rock Wren Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 13-15 cm (5-6 in)
  • Weight: 17 g (0.6 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: White to buff with pale gray streaking.
  • Upperparts: Gray with white flecking from crown to mid back blending to red-brown.
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Rock Wren Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Weak fluttering direct flights, often short, on shallowly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 23 cm (9 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown with black barring.
  • Under Tail: White with light barring.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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