Cistothorus platensis

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Related to Cistothorus platensis: sedge wren
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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.
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).
Seasonal phenology and habitat selection of the sedge wren Cistothorus platensis in a restored tallgrass prairie.