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common American wren that nests around houses

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Bird decoys were created by painting craft store bird models to resemble American Goldfinches and House Wrens.
Native species such as tree swallows and house wrens should not be excluded from nest-boxes.
Analyses of habitat characteristics were only performed for wood ducks, house wrens and Bewick's wrens due to small sample sizes of other species encountered (n < 10).
The boxes were not used by warblers, and I saw none in the area; instead, boxes were used commonly and almost exclusively by House Wrens (Troglodytes aedon).
The clutch size of House Wrens usually ranges from 4-8 eggs, with a mean for first broods of 6.
Ens and his colleagues report indirect evidence-mated birds who suddenly turned up at new addresses--that blue ducks, ptarmigan, great tits, oystercatchers, and house wrens do indeed desert their homes.
Red-bellied Woodpecker predation on nestling House Wrens.
These box designs are proven to attract bluebirds and other species, including tree swallows and house wrens.
In the spring mating season-when the bird really started crooning-his winter ladylove left him, recounts Kroodsma, who once discovered two house wrens and a vesper sparrow that sang Bewick's wren songs.
House Wrens (Troglodytes aedon) are ubiquitous and well-studied, but many
The objective of our study was to describe the breeding biology of the Southern House Wren in a southern Chilean population and to compare our results with studies of House Wrens from North America, Central America, and other localities in South America.
House Wrens are secondary-cavity nesters and may destroy nests to gain nest sites (Quinn and Holroyd 1989, Pribil and Picman 1991), although they also destroy eggs and nestlings in open-cup nests (Belles-Isles and Picman 1986).
Fifty of the smaller tubes were used for nesting in 2009, 49 by Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis), Tree Swallows (Tachycineta bicolor), or House Wrens (Troglodvtes aedon) with one nest unidentified to species (Table 1).
1997), House Wrens (Troglodytes aedon) (Quinn and Holroyd 1989), Green-rumped Parrotlets (Forpus passerinus) (Bonebrake and Bessinger 2010), and Marsh Wrens (Cistothorus palustris) (Picman and Belles-Isles 1987) are among those species where individuals have been observed destroying, or have been inferred to have destroyed, conspecific eggs.