Rock Wren, Salpinctes obsoletus
Rock Wren, 12/9/07, Merced NWR, Merced Co
Rock Wren, 12/9/07, Merced NWR, Merced Co
Rock Wrens typically forage and nest in the crevices between the loosely piled rocks that are found in their usual hillside habitat. The one pictured in the top six pictures here somehow found itself in the flat farmland of the California Central Valley -- and apparently set about looking for the nearest local version of hillside rock crevices.
Rock Wren, 12/9/07, Merced NWR, Merced Co
Rock Wren, 12/9/07, Merced NWR, Merced Co
Rock Wren, 12/9/07, Merced NWR, Merced Co
Rock Wren, 10/28/06, Sierra Road
Rock Wrens, pair, 10/28/06, Sierra Road
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