rock wren


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Noun1.Rock wren - short-tailed bird resembling a wrenrock wren - short-tailed bird resembling a wren
New Zealand wren - birds of New Zealand that resemble wrens
genus Xenicus, Xenicus - type genus for the Xenicidae
2.Rock wren - wren inhabiting badlands and mesa country of western United States and Mexicorock wren - wren inhabiting badlands and mesa country of western United States and Mexico
jenny wren, wren - any of several small active brown birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tails; they feed on insects
genus Salpinctes, Salpinctes - a genus of Troglodytidae
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Comparative studies of the rock wren and the canyon wren.
Vermilion flycatcher, Pyrocephalus rubinus (Boddaert); Rock wren, Salpinctes absoletus (Say); Say's phoebe, Sayornis saya (Bonaparte); Bewick's wren, Thryomanes bewickii (Aubdubon); Curve-billed thrasher, Toxostoma curvirostre (Seainson); Cassin's kingbird, Tyranus vociferans Swainson; Greater roadrunner, Geococcys californianus (Lesson); Swainson's hawk, Buteo swansonii Bonaparte; Red-tailed hawk, B.
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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).