Canyon Wren Identification

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Adult Description

  • Small songbird.
  • Brown body.
  • White throat.
  • Bright rufous, barred tail.
  • Long, thin, decurved bill.

Immature Description

Juvenile similar to adult, but upperparts appear more textured and less spotted, and flanks lack barring.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 4.5-6.1 in (11.4-15.4 cm)
    • Weight: 0.3-0.7 oz (9.9-18.3 g)
    • Wingspan: 7.1-7.9 in (18-20 cm)