Carolina Wren — Thryothorus ludovicianus

Order Passeriformes
Family Troglodytidae
Genus Thryothorus
Species ludovicianus
A large wren, the size of a small sparrow. Reddish brown above and buff below. It has a conspicuous white eye line. This wren is found in brushy undergrowth, suburban gardens and towns. It has a loud song that sounds like tea­kettle, tea­kettle, tea­kettle, tea. It is found throughout the Eastern United States and is a year round resident.
Carolina Wren
(CC) BY-SA Benjamin Shirkey, December 2012

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