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Wrentit

Chamaea fasciata ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: SYLVIIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A common bird of the Pacific Coast chaparral, the Wrentit can be difficult to see as it skulks through the dense scrub. Its taxonomy, or placement in the classification of bird families, has proven very difficult to pin down. It's not closely related to any other North American species.

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Songs

Song a series of sharp whistled "pit" notes, repeated on the same pitch and occurring more rapidly, followed by descending trill.

Calls

Call a rattling "churr."

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