Scientific name: Troglodytes troglodytes
Other name: Winter Wren
An adult Wren with its distinctive tail and the lighter 'eyebrow' feathers.
The Wren is probably our most numerous garden bird, even if it is not seen as often as the Robin or Blackbird. It is the second smallest British bird, being slightly larger than the Goldcrest. The rounded shape and its cocked up tail make it very distinctive as it flits through trees and bushes in search of insects. It is resident all year round, but numbers can decline during harsh winters.
A brood of Wren chicks anticipating the return of a parent that has used a woven nestbox for a home.
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