Plumage/Description: Male and female plumage similar. A fairly plain, non-descript bird—a pale brown/gray color over all with a darker rump and tail that is more rufous in color. Barring visible on wings and tail.
Habitat: Ponderosa/Coniferous, Residential, Riparian/Deciduous
Time of year: Spring, Summer
Relative Abundance: Common in proper habitat
Behavior: A cavity nester, will use man-made nesting boxes in addition to natural cavities in trees. A prolific singer—usually heard before seen. A foliage gleaner, actively feeds in trees and shrubs for insects.
Similar species: Bewick’s Wren,
Best Sites: Groom Creek, Goldwater Lake, Wolf Creek