Carolina wren


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Car·o·li·na wren

 (kăr′ə-lī′nə)
n.
A large wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) of eastern North America and parts of Central America, having a short tail and reddish underparts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Carolina wren - large United States wren with a musical callCarolina wren - large United States wren with a musical call
jenny wren, wren - any of several small active brown birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tails; they feed on insects
genus Thryothorus, Thryothorus - Carolina wrens
Translations
střízlík karolinský
troglodyte de Caroline
Carolina-winterkoning
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I hear other birds nearby, a goldfinch, a persistent Carolina Wren, something stirring in a bush.
Three species differentiated Sweet William from the other forests: Carolina Chickadee, Carolina Wren, and Kentucky Warbler.
Population Trends in Northern Populations of Carolina Wrens (Thryothorus ludovicianus).
During the breeding season, MM (43 species, 694 individuals) showed the Carolina Wren (A=102 inds.
Carolina wrens were more abundant in 3L sites than in heavy use sites burned in 2000 (3H), but there were no differences among other land use categories.
Nice and Thomas (1948) reported similar results in their observations of a single Carolina Wren nest in Arkansas.
ossifragus Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis ([dagger][dagger]) Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla ([dagger][dagger][dagger]) Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum Northern Parula Parula americana ([dagger][dagger][dagger]) Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica ([dagger][dagger][dagger]) Pine Warbler D.
Three species of woodpeckers (Red-bellied Woodpecker [Melanerpes carolinus], Downy Woodpecker [Picoides pubescens], Northern Flicker [Colaptes auratus]), two species of weak excavators (Carolina Chickadee [Poecile carolinensis], and Brown-headed Nuthatch [Sitta pusilla]), and five species of non-excavators (Eastern Screech-Owl [Megascops asio], Great Crested Flycatcher [Myiarchus crinitus], Tufted Titmouse [Baeolophus bicolor], Carolina Wren [Thryothorus ludovicianus], and Eastern Bluebird [Sialia sialis]) were documented nesting on study plots.
The South Carolina quarter depicts the Carolina Wren, the state bird, and the Yellow Jessamine, the state flower and the state Palmetto tree.
She is the author of three books of poetry--Dead on Arrival, Dead on Arrival and New Poems, and Masks--all published by Carolina Wren Press.
Southern birds like the cardinal, titmouse, mockingbird, Carolina wren and red-bellied woodpecker have moved up here in great numbers during my lifetime.
The most commonly detected species across all field margin zones were Red-winged Blackbird (30%), Northern Cardinal (10%), Common Grackle (8%), Mourning Dove (5%), Indigo Bunting (5%), Blue Jay (5%), Dickcissel (5%), and Carolina Wren (4%).

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