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Winter Wren -
(Troglodytes troglodytes)



  • Very small songbird
  • Dark brown with barring on belly
  • Pale line above eye
  • Very short tail, often held upright
  • 4" (10 cm.)


  • Mixed coniferous-hardwood forest, streams

Additional Information

  • Uncommon migrant,
  • Uncommon to rare summer resident north and central WI
  • Has been documented nesting
         in the Reserve
  • Prefers areas with dead wood--fallen logs
         with woody debris
  • Nests and forages near water
  • Song is long, complex, and melodious

Close up of a winter wren

Winter Wren hiding among the leaves 


Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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