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Wild Bird Guide : Wren
Wren - Troglodtes troglodytes
The Wren is found across the whole of the UK all year round. Least abundant in Scotland and northern England, with smallest numbers found in uplad areas. Easily recognised by its small size abd cocked tail.
Chestnut above, with clear pale eyebrows and barred back and wings. Its underparts are buffy with some barring on its flanks. It has a dumpy, almost rounded body, very short round wings and a short narrow tail.
|Size||9 - 10 cms|
|Bill||brown, short & thin|
|Legs||brown, medium in length|
gardens, marshes, heaths, sea cliffs, woods & hedges.
flits, hops, perches openly, takes off & lands on vegetation or the ground
|Flocking||1 - 2|
repeated tic - tic and clink, also lou ripping warble ending in wheezing chur
hole in banks
5 - 8, white speckled red
|Incubation period||14 - 17 days|
|Fledgeling||15 - 20 days|
|Broods||1; April - May|
seeds & insects
|UK breeding pairs||