- Length: 5.25 inches
- Short bill
- Dark brown head, flanks and upperparts
- Pinkish throat and breast with blurry streaks
- Very long brown tail
- Yellow eye
- Sexes similar
- Found along Pacific coast in dense vegetation
- Southern birds grayer than northern birds
Long tail and dark brown plumage make the wrentit unlikely to be confused
with any other bird.
Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.