House Wren

Troglodytes aedon

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Wrens (Troglodytidae)

Code 4

HOWR

Code 6

TROAED

ITIS

HEAD

House Wren Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

House Wren Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10-13 cm (4-5 in)
  • Weight: 11 g (0.4 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Pale Gray
  • Upperparts: Brown
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

House Wren Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Weak fluttering direct flight with rapid shallow wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 15-18 cm (6-7 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Brown with narrow black barring.
  • Under Tail: Brown with narrow black barring.
  • Leg Color: Brown
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