Cistothorus platensis

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Noun1.Cistothorus platensis - small American wren inhabiting wet sedgy meadowsCistothorus platensis - small American wren inhabiting wet sedgy meadows
marsh wren - a wren of the genus Cistothorus that frequents marshes
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The two wrens, Cistothorus platensis and Troglodytes aedon, were the most common bird species recorded in the grasslands.
Examples from North America include marsh wren (Cistothorus palustris), sedge wren (Cistothorus platensis), northern mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos), yellow-breasted chat (Icterina virens), and cuckoos (Coccyzus spp.) (Barclay et al.
Several of the highest ranked species on our list were previously listed as endangered--golden-winged warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera), black tern (Chlidonias niger), common tern (Sterna hirundo), sedge wren (Cistothorus platensis), Bewick's wren (Thryomanes bewickii), king rail (Rallus elegans), American bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus), loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus), and sandhill crane (Grus canadensis); threatened--upland sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda); or of special interest--cerulean warbler (Dendroica cerulea) and Henslow's sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii) at the state level by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife (1995), giving credence to our ranking system.
-- Karyotypes, new to cytology, are described for seven North American species of wrens (Troglodytidae): Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus (2n = 74), Salpinctes obsoletus (2N = 80), Catherpes mexicanus (2N = 80), Thryothorus ludovicianus (2n = 76), Thryomanes bewickii (2N = 76), Cistothorus platensis (2N = 76), and Cistothorus palustris (2N = 76).