- Length: 4.5 inches
- Very long, thin bill
- Dark brown crown and side of face
- White throat, upper breast, and lower face
- Lower breast, belly and undertail coverts rusty
- Upperparts dark brown with small black spots
- Long, brown tail with thin black bars
- Dark legs
- Sexes similar
Canyon Wren is similar to the Rock Wren but has a white throat and upper
breast contrasting with its darker underparts and a longer bill.
Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.
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