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Cactus wren
Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus

Cactus wren
Cactus wren
Cactus wren on an ocotillo. Ajo, AZ.
Cactus wren
Cactus wren. Ajo, AZ.
Cactus wren
Cactus wren

Size: 8.5 inches
Overall Color: brown
Occurrence: widespread
Diet: insects, spiders, lizards, seeds
Nest: spherical with side entrance
Field Identification: barred tail, white eyebrow, decurved bill, spotted breast
Season: year-round


Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: Passeriformes
Family: 60 Troglodytidae (wrens)
Genus: Campylorhynchus
Species: brunneicapillus

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