Just another WordPress.com weblog about Nature and Wildlife

A Carolina Wren

DSC_6256

The Carolina Wrens here in Florida seem to be a tiny bit chunkier than the ones I had seen up North in Eastern Tennessee.  The Carolina Wren shown here was busily hunting for insects in the thick hedge in front of my porch.  Carolina Wrens are round-shaped Cinnamon-Brown birds with long up-swept tail feathers.  They have a white stripe above their eyes.  Both genders look-alike.

Carolina Wrens are alert birds  that don’t mind being around houses and structures.  They are pretty active little birds that eat insects as well as fruits and berries.   I have been seeing several kinds of small birds in my neighborhood in the last couple of weeks.  I took these pictures on October 4, 2013.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the larger picture.  Enjoy!

DSC_6253DSC_6249

Comments on: "A Carolina Wren" (9)

  1. I haven’t seen any of these birds, I am guessing they are a bit larger than the tiny brown wrens.

    • Hi Ginny, Yes, they are a little larger than House Wrens. They are really pretty and like being around porches and houses, and especially hanging potted plants. Have a wonderful evening and a really nice Tuesday tomorrow!

  2. i love these dearies!

  3. Love the cute wrens, just adorable. Have a happy week!

  4. By your description of their traits, they must be closely related to the Canyon Wrens that we have here.

  5. Hi All, We had the remnants of the former Tropical Storm Karen here today in Marion County, Florida where I live. No trouble at all – just a lot of rain and a couple of thunderstorms. Wildlifewatcher

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Tag Cloud

%d bloggers like this: