Marsh Wren

Cistothorus palustris

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Wrens (Troglodytidae)

Code 4

MAWR

Code 6

CISPAL

ITIS

HEAD

Marsh Wren Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Dark Brown
  • Forehead Color: Dark Brown
  • Nape Color: Brown with black and white streaking.
  • Throat Color: Pale Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Marsh Wren Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 11-13 cm (4.5-5 in)
  • Weight: 11 g (0.4 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Buff
  • Upperparts: Brown with black and white streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Marsh Wren Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Weak fluttering flights of short duration.
  • Wingspan Range: 14-18 cm (5.5-7 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown with black barring.
  • Under Tail: Red-brown with black barring.
  • Leg Color: Brown
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