Tag: Winter Wren

Evidence for cryptic northern refugiaamong high- and temperate-latitude species in Beringia

Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis) Science Article 3 abstract Stewart and Dalen (2008) argue that only temperate species were locked incryptic northern refugia during Pleistocene glacial cycles, while species presently found athigh latitudes had much wider distributions during glaciations. Christin L. Pruett & Kevin Winker, Climatic Change, 2007 Download article download full text (pdf)

Effects of food supplementation on female nest attentiveness and incubation mate feeding in two sympatric wren species

Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis) Science Article 2 abstract We examined effects of incubation mate feeding on female incubation behavior and correlates of fitness by providing female Bewick’s Wrens (Thryomanes bewickii) and House Wrens (Troglodytes aedon) with food supplements. Males of these species vary in their rates of feeding; Bewick’s Wrens feed their incubating mates frequently, […]

Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)

Passeriformes Troglodytidae Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) [order] Passeriformes | [family] Troglodytidae | [latin] Troglodytes troglodytes | [UK] Winter Wren | [FR] Troglodyte mignon | [DE] Zaunkönig | [ES] Chochín Común | [IT] Scricciolo comune | [NL] Winterkoning Physical charateristics Not smallest but shortest bird in west Palearctic, due to habit of holding tail erect; appears […]