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wrens

Troglodytidae

There are 90 species in the wren family. All but one species are found in North, Central, and South America. These insectivores have short wings and tails. They usually hold their short tails up high, alertly. Many wrens prefer low brushy habitats.

 
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. "Troglodytidae" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed October 22, 2017 at http://www.biokids.umich.edu/accounts/Troglodytidae/

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