Canyon Wren

Catherpes mexicanus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Wrens (Troglodytidae)

Code 4

CANW

Code 6

CAPMEX

ITIS

HEAD

Canyon Wren Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Streaked
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Canyon Wren Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10-15 cm (4-6 in)
  • Weight: 14 g (0.5 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Red-brown with black and white flecking.
  • Upperparts: Red-brown with black and white flecking.
  • Back Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Belly Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Canyon Wren Breeding Male Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Weak and fluttering direct flight, often of short duration, on shallowly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 18-20 cm (7-8 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with black banding.
  • Upper Tail: Bright Red-brown with narrow black barring.
  • Under Tail: Red-brown with narrow black barring.
  • Leg Color: Black
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