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Sedge Wren Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A diminutive, compact songbird with a tiny, sharp, curved bill; short wings; long, sturdy legs; and medium-length tail.

    Relative Size

    Slightly larger than a Winter Wren, slightly smaller than a Marsh Wren.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 3.9-4.7 in (10-12 cm)
      • Weight: 0.3-0.3 oz (7-10 g)
      • Wingspan: 4.7-5.5 in (12-14 cm)