Marsh Wren - Cistothorus palustris

Length 4.5-4.9 in (11.5-12.5 cm)
Weight 0.4-0.5 oz (10.5-13.5 g)
Clutch Size 3-10
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Marsh Wren is either migratory or resident breeders. Wren who migrate breed in southern Canada and norther U.S. and migrate to southern U.S. and Mexico. Resident breeders and found in western U.S.

The Marsh Wren is aptly named since it breeds in marshes. Two good places to find them are the Martin Luther Regional Park in Oakland and Coyote Hills in Fremont. Their singing helps you to find them perching on blades of grass or bushes.

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