Bewick's Wren Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    Bewick’s Wrens are medium-sized wrens with a slender body and a strikingly long tail often held upright. They have slender, long bills that are slightly downcurved.

    Relative Size

    Smaller than a House Sparrow; slightly larger than a House Wren

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.1 in (13 cm)
      • Weight: 0.3-0.4 oz (8-12 g)