Bear River Marsh Wrens

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The Marsh Wren is an inveterate singer, consequently every one of these wrens has its mouth open. I photographed each one (several are the same bird) two days ago at Bear River MBR. […]

Singing Male Marsh Wren

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For me, male Marsh Wrens in springtime epitomize the word “frenzied” as they flit from cattail to cattail defending nesting territory, attracting and mating with multiple females and building many “dummy” nests. And their singing is almost constant. […]