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Cactus Wren

Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus

Cactus Wrens are birds of the American Southwest and Mexico, often associated with desert habitats. Their classic song, which can be heard at substantial distance, is an iconic sound throughout the scrubby deserts where they live. They often build their rather bulky nests in a Cholla Cactus. From the early age of about two months, these birds build nests; not just for brooding, but as many as 6-7 nests scattered through their territory are built for use as roosting sites.


      Cactus Wren Song

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