The Wet Woodland Bird Survey
Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
|Appearance||A very small bird with cocked tail, chestnut above, with pale eyebrow
and a very fine bill.
Size: 9-10cm tall
|Voice||Repeated tic-tic and clink; Song, a loud ripping warble ending in a wheezing chur.|
|Habitat||Gardens, marshes, heaths, sea cliffs, woods and hedges.|
|Breeding Habits||5-8 eggs in a dome in a hole in a bank. Incubation takes 14-17 days
and fledging takes 15-20 days.
1 brood per year; April-May.
|Location in Wet Woodland||This bird was seen in the bluebell area, wet area and stony area.
The Bluebell and wet areas have a lot of ground cover and small trees. In the stony area,
it was recorded in bushes at the side.
It was mostly seen picking off insects from moss on the side of tree trunks or singing from low vegetation.