October Week 2 The Wren

October Week 2 The Wren

The Wren

The wren is a tiny brown bird. It is round in shape with a fine bill, quite long legs and toes, very short round wings and a short, narrow tail.. For such a small bird it has a remarkably loud voice. Juveniles Wrens look similar to adults but their eyebrows are lighter in colour. In flight, a Wrens wing beats are rapid and it usually flies short distances in a straight line. Wrens live globe-shaped nests in holes in walls, banks, trees, or old nests.

What do Wrens eat?

Diet: Insects, spiders, seeds and cheese.

Wrens eat spiders and insects which they find while hopping and dashing along the ground. They occasionally take seed or cheese from a ground feeder table.

What do birds eat? The Wren

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