WREN is a stubby little grey-brown songbird, noisy and energetic as it goes about its search for INSECTS to eat. The wren is recognizable by its cocked tail held upright when it perches. Wrens build enclosed nests in tree cavities, cliffs, roots or marshes, depending on the species. Of 8 Canadian species, 6 occur in southern BC. Both the rock wren (Salpinctes obsoletus) and the canyon wren (Catherpes mexicanus) are quite rare. South-central BC is the northern limit of their range; the rock wren...

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