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Carolina Wren

Thryothorus ludovicianus


ORDER: PASSERIFORMES


FAMILY: TROGLODYTIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

Carolina Wren Photo

Singing one of the loudest songs per volume of bird, the Carolina Wren’s “tea-kettle, tea-kettle, tea-kettle” is familiar across the Southeast. It is a common bird in urban areas, and is more likely to nest in a hanging plant than in a birdhouse.

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Calls

  • Songs, calls
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    &copy Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Song a loud, repeated series of several whistled notes: “tea-kettle, tea-kettle, tea-kettle.” Calls include a loud chatter and a rising and falling “cheer.”

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