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House wrens may be tiny birds, but they have big personalities

One of our smallest birds, the house wren is also one of the loudest, with a personality to match.
Photographer: Bill Danielson
One of our smallest birds, the house wren is also one of the loudest, with a personality to match.
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As birds go, the house wren (Troglodytes aedon) is on the small side. With a range in body size from 4.5 to 5 inches, the house wren is comparable to the American goldfinch, the chipping sparrow and most warblers. There are a few birds that are smaller, but not many. Any shortcoming in stature is more than compensated for in the personality department, however. House wrens are some of the noisiest birds, not just because ...

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Donahue
July 14, 2013
11:25 p.m.

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House wrens are evil little birds. I have proof.

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