cactus wren


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cactus wren

n.
A large wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) of southwestern North America, having a long barred tail and streaky brown plumage.
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Noun1.cactus wren - large harsh-voiced American wren of arid regions of the United States southwest and Mexicocactus wren - large harsh-voiced American wren of arid regions of the United States southwest and Mexico
jenny wren, wren - any of several small active brown birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tails; they feed on insects
Campylorhynchus, genus Campylorhynchus, genus Heleodytes, Heleodytes - alternative classifications for the cactus wrens
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This also has been suggested for Cactus Wren, which uses cactus (Opuntia spp.
Cactus wrens, white-winged doves, and red-tailed hawks build nests in the crotches between arms and the trunk.
With the sale of Donna Circle and our Cactus Wren sale last year, we have now divested all of our properties in Arizona, which will allow our team to fully focus on our core operations of expanding our agribusiness and capitalizing on real estate development opportunities in California.
This study provides the first description of the chromosomes of seven of these species: Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus), Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus), Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus), Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus), Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii), Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis), and Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris).
Arizona specialties in the top 21 include Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus), Phainopepla, and Verdin (Auriparus flaviceps).
As you drive or walk through this park, especially as the heat or dryness begins to get hold of you, the upturned limbs begin to look like arms, the discarded burrow of a flicker or cactus wren resembles a mouth (crying, ``Oh
The cactus wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) nests in a variety of spinescent trees and shrubs, e.
In addition to the gnatcatcher, the NCCP specifically targets two federal candidates for listing, the coastal population of the cactus wren and the orange- throated whiptail, a lizard.
The noisy warble of a cactus wren may break the silence.