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Wrens
Cactus Wren
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Troglodytidae
Swainson, 1832
Genera

Donacobius
Campylorhynchus
Odontorchilus
Salpinctes
Catherpes
Hylorchilus
Cinnycerthia
Thryomanes
Ferminia
Troglodytes
Cistothorus
Uropsila
Thryorchilus
Thryothorus
Henicorhina
Microcerculus
Cyphorhinus A Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus). ... Binomial name Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus Lafresnaye, 1835 The Cactus Wren or Saguaro Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) is the largest North American wren, and is 18-23 cm (7-9 inches) long. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms (as opposed to folk taxonomy). ... Phyla Subregnum Parazoa Porifera (sponges) Subregnum Agnotozoa Placozoa (trichoplax) Orthonectida (orthonectids) Rhombozoa (dicyemids) Subregnum Eumetazoa Radiata (unranked) (radial symmetry) Ctenophora (comb jellies) Cnidaria (coral, jellyfish, anemones) Bilateria (unranked) (bilateral symmetry) Acoelomorpha (basal) Orthonectida (parasitic to flatworms, echinoderms, etc. ... Typical Classes Subphylum Urochordata - Tunicatas Ascidiacea Thaliacea Larvacea Subphylum Cephalochordata - Lancelets Subphylum Myxini - Hagfishes Subphylum Vertebrata - Vertebrates Petromyzontida - Lampreys Placodermi (extinct) Chondrichthyes - Cartilaginous fishes Acanthodii (extinct) Actinopterygii - Ray-finned fishes Actinistia - Coelacanths Dipnoi - Lungfishes Amphibia - Amphibians Reptilia - Reptiles Aves - Birds Mammalia - Mammals Chordates (phylum Chordata) include the vertebrates, together with... Orders Many - see section below. ... Families Many, see text A passerine is a bird of the giant order Passeriformes. ... William Swainson William Swainson (October 8, 1789 - December 6, 1855), was an English ornithologist and artist. ...

Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)
Stamp FR 345 of Postverk Føroya, Faroe Islands
Issued: 22 February 1999
Artist: Astrid Andreasen

The true wrens are members of a mainly New World passerine bird family Troglodytidae containing 79 species. Image File history File links Faroe_stamp_345_wren_(troglodytes_troglodytes). ... Image File history File links Faroe_stamp_345_wren_(troglodytes_troglodytes). ... Postverk Føroya [] is the postal service of the Faroe Islands and was founded on 1st April 1976 under the Home Rule of the Faroe Islands. ... Astrid Jóhanna Andreasen (born 1948 in Vestmanna, Faroe Islands) is a Faroese textile and graphical artist, marine researcher and postage stamp designer. ... Carte dAmérique, Guillaume Delisle, c. ... Families Many, see text A passerine is a bird of the giant order Passeriformes. ... Orders Many - see section below. ... In biology, a species is the basic unit of biodiversity. ...


A troglodyte means a cave-dweller, and wrens get their scientific name from the tendency of some species to forage in dark crevices. They are mainly small and inconspicuous except for their loud songs. These birds have short wings and a thin down-turned bill. Several species often hold their tails upright. All are insectivorous.


Only one species, Troglodytes troglodytes, known as the Winter Wren in North America, occurs in Europe, where it is commonly known simply as the Wren. Binomial name Troglodytes troglodytes (Linnaeus, 1758) The Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) is a a very small bird, a member of the mainly New World wren family Troglodytidae. ...


The 27 Australasian "wren" species are unrelated and are in the family Maluridae. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Oceania. ... Genera Malurus Sipodotus Clytomyias Stipiturus Amytornis The Maluridae are a family of small, insectivouous passerine birds endemic to Australia and New Guinea. ...


Species list

  • Black-capped Donacobius Donacobius atricapillus
  • Band-backed Wren Campylorhynchus zonatus
  • Bicolored Wren Campylorhynchus griseus
  • Boucard's Wren Campylorhynchus jocosus
  • Cactus Wren Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus
  • Fasciated Wren Campylorhynchus fasciatus
  • Giant Wren Campylorhynchus chiapensis
  • Gray-barred Wren Campylorhynchus megalopterus
  • Rufous-naped Wren Campylorhynchus rufinucha
  • Spotted Wren Campylorhynchus gularis
  • Stripe-backed Wren Campylorhynchus nuchalis
  • Thrush-like Wren Campylorhynchus turdinus
  • White-headed Wren Campylorhynchus albobrunneus
  • Yucatan Wren Campylorhynchus yucatanicus
  • Gray-mantled Wren Odontorchilus branickii
  • Tooth-billed Wren Odontorchilus cinereus
  • Nava's Wren Hylorchilus navai
  • Slender-billed Wren Hylorchilus sumichrasti
  • Fulvous Wren Cinnycerthia fulva
  • Peruvian Wren Cinnycerthia peruana
  • Rufous Wren Cinnycerthia unirufa
  • Sharpe's Wren Cinnycerthia olivascens
  • Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  • Socorro Wren Thryomanes sissonii
  • Zapata Wren Ferminia cerverai
  • Clarion Island Wren Troglodytes tanneri
  • Cobb's Wren Troglodytes cobbi
  • House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  • Mountain Wren Troglodytes solstitialis
  • Ochraceous Wren Troglodytes ochraceus
  • Rufous-browed Wren Troglodytes rufociliatus
  • Santa Marta Wren Troglodytes monticola
  • Tepui Wren Troglodytes rufulus
  • Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
  • Apolinar's Wren Cistothorus apolinari
  • Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  • Paramo Wren Cistothorus meridae
  • Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
  • White-bellied Wren Uropsila leucogastra
  • Timberline Wren Thryorchilus browni
  • Fawn-breasted Wren Thryothorus guarayanus
  • Gray Wren Thryothorus griseus
  • Happy Wren Thryothorus felix
  • Inca Wren Thryothorus eisenmanni
  • Long-billed Wren Thryothorus longirostris
  • Moustached Wren Thryothorus genibarbis
  • Niceforo's Wren Thryothorus nicefori
  • Plain Wren Thryothorus modestus
  • Plain-tailed Wren Thryothorus euophrys
  • Riverside Wren Thryothorus semibadius
  • Rufous-and-white Wren Thryothorus rufalbus
  • Rufous-breasted Wren Thryothorus rutilus
  • Sinaloa Wren Thryothorus sinaloa
  • Sooty-headed Wren Thryothorus spadix
  • Speckle-breasted Wren Thryothorus sclateri
  • Spot-breasted Wren Thryothorus maculipectus
  • Stripe-breasted Wren Thryothorus thoracicus
  • Stripe-throated Wren Thryothorus leucopogon
  • Superciliated Wren Thryothorus superciliaris
  • Whiskered Wren Thryothorus mystacalis
  • Banded Wren Thryothorus pleurostictus
  • Bay Wren Thryothorus nigricapillus
  • Black-bellied Wren Thryothorus fasciatoventris
  • Black-throated Wren Thryothorus atrogularis
  • Buff-breasted Wren Thryothorus leucotis
  • Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  • Coraya Wren Thryothorus coraya
  • Bar-winged Wood Wren Henicorhina leucoptera
  • Gray-breasted Wood Wren Henicorhina leucophrys
  • White-breasted Wood Wren Henicorhina leucosticta
  • Flutist Wren Microcerculus ustulatus
  • Nightingale Wren Microcerculus philomela
  • Scaly-breasted Wren Microcerculus marginatus
  • Wing-banded Wren Microcerculus bambla
  • Chestnut-breasted Wren Cyphorhinus thoracicus
  • Musician Wren Cyphorhinus aradus
  • Song Wren Cyphorhinus phaeocephalus

Binomial name Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus Lafresnaye, 1835 The Cactus Wren or Saguaro Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) is the largest North American wren, and is 18-23 cm (7-9 inches) long. ... Binomial name Campylorhynchus rufinucha (Lesson, 1838) The Rufous-naped Wren, Campylorhynchus rufinucha, is a small songbird of the wren family. ... Binomial name Campylorhynchus nuchalis Cabanis, 1847 The Stripe-backed Wren, Campylorhynchus nuchalis, is found in the savannas of northern Colombia and central Venezuela. ... Binomial name Salpinctes obsoletus (Say,, 1823) The Rock Wren, Salpinctes obsoletus, is a small songbird of the Wren family. ... Binomial name Catherpes mexicanus Swainson, 1829 The Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus) is a small North American wren, and is about 5. ... Bewicks Wren is a wren native to North America. ... Binomial name Troglodytes aedon (Vieillot, 1809) The House Wren, Troglodytes aedon, is a small songbird of the wren family. ... Binomial name Troglodytes ochraceus Ridgway, 1882 The Ochraceous Wren, Troglodytes ochraceus, is a small songbird of the wren family. ... Binomial name Troglodytes troglodytes (Linnaeus, 1758) The Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) is a a very small bird, a member of the mainly New World wren family Troglodytidae. ... Binomial name Cistothorus palustris (Wilson, 1810) The Marsh Wren, Cistothorus palustris, is a small songbird of the Wren family. ... Binomial name Cistothorus platensis (Latham, 1790) The Sedge Wren, Cistothorus platensis, is a small songbird of the Wren family. ... Binomial name Thryothorus rufalbus Lafresnaye, 1845 The Rufous-and-white Wren, Thryothorus rufalbus, is a small songbird of the wren family. ... Binomial name Thryothorus rutilus (Vieillot, 1819) The Rufous-breasted Wren, Thryothorus rutilus, is a small songbird of the wren family. ... Binomial name Thryothorus pleurostictus Sclater, 1860 The Banded Wren, Thryothorus pleurostictus, is a small songbird of the wren family. ... Binomial name Thryothorus ludovicianus (Latham, 1790) Subspecies The Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) is a common species of wren resident in the eastern half of the USA, the extreme south of Ontario and Quebec, Canada, and the extreme northeast of Mexico. ... Binomial name Henicorhina leucosticta (Cabanis), 1847 The White-breasted Wood-Wren, or Lowland Wood-Wren, Henicorhina leucosticta, is a small songbird of the wren family. ... Binomial name Cyphorhinus aradus (Hermann, 1783) The Musician Wren (Cyphorhinus aradus) is a species of wren named for its elaborate song. ...

External links

  • Wren videos on the Internet Bird Collection

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Encyclopedia4U - Christopher Wren - Encyclopedia Article (405 words)
Wren is particularly known for his design for St Paul's Cathedral, one of very few cathedrals in England to have been built after the medieval period, and the only Renaissance cathedral in the country.
Born in 1632 in Wiltshire, Wren was the son of the dean of Windsor.
Wren died in 1723 and was buried at St Paul's.
Christopher Wren - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (702 words)
Born in 1632 in Wiltshire, Wren was the son of the Dean of Windsor, a Royal appointment which would cause privations to the family during the period of the Commonwealth (1649 - 1660).
Wren was also one of the founding members of the Royal Society, of which he was President from 1680 to 1682.
Christopher Wren was knighted in 1673 and served as a member of Parliament in 1685-1688 and 1702-1705.
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