IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern
Pacific Wrens creep along the forest floor and sing loudly from perches. One of the only North American wrens associated with old-growth forest, there is some evidence that they are being harmed by forest fragmentation. Pacific Wrens used to be considered the same species as Winter Wrens, but after studies showed they do not interbreed, they were split into separate species in 2010.
Distinguished by its short, stubby tail, (usually cocked up in typical wren fashion), short, slender bill, and overall small size.
Brown, with a dark bill.
Forages along the ground.
Highest breeding densities in conifer forests. Frequently associated with water.
Winter Wren Wraparound. Story in Living Bird Magazine.
eBird Occurrence Maps, Pacific/Winter Wren
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