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House Wren Chicks Photos

The House Wren chicks are beginning to develop feathers.

wren chicks

Click on the nest image to open a close up view.
Click on it with the plus sign magnifying glass cursor to get a really close view..

Make some observations.

1. How many chicks are there in the nest?

2. The bills of the chicks are _________________________________.

3. The chicks are ______________________________________________.

4. The nest is made of __________________________________________.

5. The chicks are Altricial or precocial?

6. In which season do you think the photo was taken?

Autumn / Winter / Summer / Spring

Older Wren Chicks


Adult House Wren scolding from a tree

To learn more about House Wrens, visit Cornell University's bird web site:

House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) by Carrie Black

Discouraging House Wrens

M-W Visual Dictionary - Birds

BirdSleuth: Investigating Evidence - free materials from Cornell University

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Tree Swallow / English Sparrow / Wren / Nuthatch / Chickadee / Mice

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