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Rock wren
Salpinctes obsoletus

obsoletus

Size: 6 inches
Overall Color: gray/brown
Occurrence: rocky slopes
Diet: insects, spiders
Nest: crevices, cavities
Field Identification: bobs up and down, tail bars
Season: year-round


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

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