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Merlin Bird ID

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    Marsh Wren Identification

    Adult Description

    • Small brown bird with thin bill.
    • Tail often held upright.
    • Dark cap.
    • Whitish eyeline.
    • Bold black-and-white streaks on back.
    • Buffy flanks, whitish chest.

    Immature Description

    Juvenile similar to adult, but lacks bold streaking on back and has only an indistinct eyestripe.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 3.9-5.5 in (10-14 cm)
      • Weight: 0.3-0.5 oz (9-14 g)