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Wren

Brid trail wren

The wren is a tiny brown bird, although it is heavier and not as slim as the even smaller goldcrest. It is dumpy, almost rounded, with a fine bill, quite long legs and toes, very short round wings and a short, narrow tail which is sometimes cocked up vertically. For such a small bird it has a remarkably loud voice.

It is the most common UK breeding bird, although it suffers declines during prolonged, severely cold winters.

Length
9-10cm
Wingspan
13-17cm
Weight
7-12g
UK breeding
8,600,000 territories

Source: RSPB.org.uk